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Diagnostic examination of the lining of the oesophagus

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An OGD (oesophago-gastroduodenoscopy, also known as a ‘gastroscopy’) is a minimally invasive procedure that is performed specifically to examine the inside lining of the oesophagus (food pipe), the stomach and the first part of the small intestine (duodenum). A narrow, flexible, telescopic camera, called a gastroscope, is passed through the upper digestive system.

Guide Price: £1,000
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A gastroscopy is often advised when experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Recurring heartburn
  • Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Frequent vomiting (with or without blood)
  • Recurring indigestion
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Chest pain

A gastroscopy can also be used to investigate new and/or monitor existing conditions of the upper digestive system such as:

  • Stomach ulcer or duodenal ulcer
  • Oesophagitis (Inflammation of the oesophagus)
  • Gastritis (Inflammation of the stomach)
  • Hiatus hernia
  • Coeliac disease
  • Stomach cancer
  • Oesophageal cancer

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