Gastroscopy for throat, oesophagus, and stomach

Gastroscopy is an endoscopic procedure that is used for identifying any problem in the throat, oesophagus and stomach. It is used to diagnose any issue in upper gastrointestinal tract. It is performed with an endoscope that is a pipe-like structure connected with camera. It is inserted in the mouth and sent to stomach through oesophagus. That camera is used to visualize the upper GI canal and the organs and find the cause of the symptoms. 


Why do we need to perform Gastroscopy?

It is performed to detect the exact cause of the severe stomach complications. It is also used to treat some severe stomach conditions like blockage removal in food pipe. In order to perform biopsy of a small part of any upper GI tract organ, then that particular part can be taken by performing gastroscopy. 

Treatments done through Gastroscopy

  1. It is used in the procedure for stopping the bleeding in oesophagus or stomach.
  2. If there is any excess growth in the passage of this endoscope, we can remove
    them while performing gastroscopy.
  3.  If the patient is unable to swallow food by himself normally, it can
    be done to send the food inside his stomach through this passage.
  4. If the food pipe becomes narrow, then it is used to widen the


  1. If the patient has difficulty swallowing or painful swallowing, then itis used to determine the cause of it.
  2. If the patient has nausea and/or vomiting for a long period of time, then it is performed to know the reason for it.
  3. If the patient has indigestion or heartburn or severe stomachache and these symptoms are not cured with medications, then it is used to  determine the cause.

Does the patient get pain during gastroscopy?

Simply, no. Because the patient is given sedatives or local anaesthetic sprays by the doctors before performing a gastroscopy. After completion of it, the patient may suffer throat pain or stomach ache that can subside within a few hours. Sasi Gastro & Liver Care provides the best gastroscopy procedure to your stomach conditions.

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