Upper G I Scopy

Upper GI Scopy or OGD ScopyA

flexible fibreoptic tube is inserted under sedation via the mouth to examine the Oesophagus or gullet (tube that carries food from mouth down to stomach), stomach and duodenum (the 1st part of the small intestine) under video guidance.

Indication of OGD Scopy

Diagnostic endoscopy is to detect causes of
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea / vomiting
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Bloating/belching
  • Fullness of abdomen
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Gastric reflux
  • Gastritis/ulcer
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding from throat
  • Biopsy of any abnormal growth
Therapeutic Endoscopy to Treat
How to Prepare for Upper GI Endoscopy?
How Upper GI Scopy is Performed?
Recovery from Upper GI Endoscopy

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