This is a procedure in which a flexible tube with a “video camera” at the tip is passed through the oesophagus, stomach and first part of the small bowel. It permits these areas to be inspected as well as specialised procedures such as biopsies to be performed


Facts About Gastrocopy (Upper Endoscopy)
First Edition 2007


  • What is upper endoscopy?
  • Why is upper endoscopy done?
  • Preparation for the procedure
  • During the procedure
  • After the procedure
  • Possible complications of upper endosocopy


Upper Endoscopy (Adobe Acrobat PDF 88K)