Gastroscopy is a procedure that visualizes and examines the upper part of the digestive tract by a long, thin and flexible tube with camera called endoscope. Without any incision this procedure successfully carried out to see whether there is any damage to the lining of the upper part of digestive tract.
The patient is asked to stay NBM for at least 4 hours before the procedure. Consent is obtained before the procedure from the patient.
This is a painless procedure and is usually done under a light sedative as a day-care procedure.