Duration of Treatmentusually takes 20-30 minutes.

Days of StayUsually two in daycare procedure in the hospital

Anesthesialocal anaesthesia or sedation

CostOn Request

What is Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy?

Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a procedure to use to evaluate the upper gastrointestinal tract, including the oesophagus, stomach, and upper small intestine. With the help of a flexible fibre optic tube with a tiny camera attached to it that’s help in diagnoses like ulcers, tumours, bleeding, the reason of abdominal pain and vomiting dense.
 

Types of GI Endoscopy:

  1. Upper GI Endoscopy
  2. Lower GI Endoscopy

Gastro endoscopy signs include:

  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Cancers of the digestive system
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding or anaemia

Gastro endoscopy risk factor includes:-

  • Risks of anaesthesia 
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Temporary dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Damage to the gastrointestinal tract wall

 

 

 

  • Before the endoscopy patient should in fasting for 5 to 8 hours.
  • Gastrologist may be advised to take laxative drugs or enemas a night before the endoscopy for clean out the bowel.
  • The gastrologist may be asked to skip aspirin.
  • Before procedures, the gastrologist will guide you about benefits and risk factor of colonoscopy.
  • During the procedures, gastrologist inserts a long, flexible tube endoscopy into the mouth or rectum as per patient condition.
  • The endoscope also has a tiny video camera at its tip that helps to view the colon better viewing.
  • If needed during the procedures tissue samples can be taken for biopsy test.
  • The doctor will give complete information about post care of procedures.
  • Patients are allowed to stand and walk 1 hour of the procedure.
  • Patients are advised take normal diet for one day.

Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a procedure to use to evaluate the upper gastrointestinal tract, including the oesophagus, stomach, and upper small intestine. With the help of a flexible fibre optic tube with a tiny camera attached to it that’s help in diagnoses like ulcers, tumours, bleeding, the reason of abdominal pain and vomiting dense.

Types of GI Endoscopy:

  1. Upper GI Endoscopy
  2. Lower GI Endoscopy
  • Are you board-certified gastrologist?
  • How many years’ experience of you has in this field?
  • How many colonoscopies are you doing every day?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • How should I prepare for endoscopy?
  • How long I have to stay in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • What are risk factors for this type of endoscopy?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • What type of results can I expect?
  • Do I need to go another surgery in the future?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my endoscopy?

 

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GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY

Duration of Treatmentusually takes 20-30 minutes.

Days of StayUsually two in daycare procedure in the hospital

Anesthesialocal anaesthesia or sedation

CostOn Request

What is Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy?

Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a procedure to use to evaluate the upper gastrointestinal tract, including the oesophagus, stomach, and upper small intestine. With the help of a flexible fibre optic tube with a tiny camera attached to it that’s help in diagnoses like ulcers, tumours, bleeding, the reason of abdominal pain and vomiting dense.
 

Types of GI Endoscopy:

  1. Upper GI Endoscopy
  2. Lower GI Endoscopy

symptoms

Gastro endoscopy signs include:

  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Cancers of the digestive system
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding or anaemia

risk factors

Gastro endoscopy risk factor includes:-

  • Risks of anaesthesia 
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Temporary dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Damage to the gastrointestinal tract wall

 

 

 

preparation

  • Before the endoscopy patient should in fasting for 5 to 8 hours.
  • Gastrologist may be advised to take laxative drugs or enemas a night before the endoscopy for clean out the bowel.
  • The gastrologist may be asked to skip aspirin.

procedure

  • Before procedures, the gastrologist will guide you about benefits and risk factor of colonoscopy.
  • During the procedures, gastrologist inserts a long, flexible tube endoscopy into the mouth or rectum as per patient condition.
  • The endoscope also has a tiny video camera at its tip that helps to view the colon better viewing.
  • If needed during the procedures tissue samples can be taken for biopsy test.

post procedure

  • The doctor will give complete information about post care of procedures.
  • Patients are allowed to stand and walk 1 hour of the procedure.
  • Patients are advised take normal diet for one day.

success rate

Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a procedure to use to evaluate the upper gastrointestinal tract, including the oesophagus, stomach, and upper small intestine. With the help of a flexible fibre optic tube with a tiny camera attached to it that’s help in diagnoses like ulcers, tumours, bleeding, the reason of abdominal pain and vomiting dense.

Types of GI Endoscopy:

  1. Upper GI Endoscopy
  2. Lower GI Endoscopy

faqs from doctor

  • Are you board-certified gastrologist?
  • How many years’ experience of you has in this field?
  • How many colonoscopies are you doing every day?
  • Am I a good patient for you to this procedure?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • How should I prepare for endoscopy?
  • How long I have to stay in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • What are risk factors for this type of endoscopy?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages?
  • What type of results can I expect?
  • Do I need to go another surgery in the future?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my endoscopy?

 

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