The visual examination of the upper gastrointestinal tract with a flexible device capable of transmitting images (endoscope).
a procedure involving the use of an endoscope, which is a flexible, very narrow tube with a video camera and light on the end
a procedure in which the doctor numbs the patients throat and then has the patient swallow a narrow, flexible tube with a light on the end called an endoscope
a test that allows your doctor to see the inside of the intestine from the mouth to the area past the stomach called the duodenum
a very safe procedure that gives your doctor information that other tests may not be able to provide
A thin, flexible, lighted tube is placed down the patient's throat. The doctor can see the lining of the esophagus, stomach, and the first part of the small intestine. If anything looks not normal, tissue samples can be removed.
Examination of the inside of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum using an endoscope.
a test used to evaluate the upper digestive system including the esophagus, stomach, and first part of the small intestine called the duodenum. During the test, a thin scope with a light and camera at its tip (endoscope) is used to examine the inside of the upper digestive tract.
Examination of the inside of the stomach using an endoscope, passed through the mouth and esophagus. An endoscope is a thin, tube-like instrument with a light and a lens for viewing. It may also have a tool to remove tissue to be checked under a microscope for signs of disease. Also called gastroscopy.