EndoscopyEndoscopy is a procedure for the examination of the lining of the upper or lower gastrointestinal tract.
It involves using a flexible fibro optic scope with the severe magnification and bright light. The high quality image is usually can be viewed on monitor, which allows assessing every little detail of the gastro-intestinal mucosa (lining).
The upper gastrointestinal tract can be investigated by use of Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and Colonoscopy is used to examine the lower gastrointestinal tract.
‑ Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)