Health Topics

Upper Endoscopy

An upper endoscopy is the examination of the lining of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (doo-AW-duh-num), the first part of the small intestines.

A flexible fiberoptic tube (endoscope) is passed though the mouth, into the stomach and then into the duodenum.

Show All

Purpose of an Endoscopy

Preparing Your Child for Surgery

Surgery Day Instructions

Last Updated: 10/2012