Upper GI (gastrointestinal) endoscopy is a procedure where the doctor uses an endoscope (a thin flexible tube with an attached camera) to view the GI tract. It is used for diagnosing and treating conditions that affect your upper digestive tract which includes the oesophagus, stomach and beginning of the small intestine.
In the following video, Dr Vinod Kumar Mishra, a senior Gastroenterologist talks about GI endoscopy in Hindi:
1) What is upper GI endoscopy?
2) When is an upper GI endoscopy recommended?
3) How is a GI endoscopy performed?
4) What are the other tests that are used to diagnose acid reflux?
5) What is a helicobacter test and how is it performed?
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