Easy Upper Endoscopy
Once you're sedated, a tv camera on a thin, flexible tube is inserted through your mouth, & is passed gently into your esophagus, stomach, & upper part of the small intestine.
Depending on the reason for the exam, biopsies may be taken for h.Pylori bacteria
, celiac sprue, eosinophilic esophagitis
, barrett's esophagus, polyps can be removed, bleeding can be controlled, & other samples collected.