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Endoscopy is a procedure that helps to examine the digestive tract using a special instrument known as an endoscope. It is a thin tube with a camera fitted on one of its ends. Apart from being a diagnostic modality, endoscopy is also used to carry out a variety of surgical procedures, as it helps in detailed imaging guidance.
endoscopy may be recommended for any of the following problems:

  • Dysphagia or swallowing difficulties
  • Unexplained loss of weight
  • Pain or discomfort in the abdomen 
  • Persistent vomiting without definite reason
  • Internal bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract

Common indications of endoscopy include:

  • GERD or gastrointestinal reflux disease
  • Strictures which are marked by narrowing or blockage in the Urethra 
  • Oesophagal varices
  • Inflammation and redness
  • Ulcers 
  • Benign or malignant tumours 
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Internal injury or damage
  • Celiac disease
  • Crohn's disease 
  • Chronic infections


  • You will be required to lie down on a table and a sedative medicine will be given to help you relax
  • The tube will be inserted via your mouth and down your throat towards the concerned area
  • The camera will generate the images, which will be displayed on an enlarged screen
  • Gentle air pressure may be used to inflate the digestive tract for a better view
  • In case of surgery, special surgical instruments will be used to repair the damage or collect samples for biopsy. 

Various benefits of endoscopy are as under:

  • It helps to make a precision-based diagnosis. 
  • It can be used to treat a variety of conditions. 
  • It is a completely safe procedure
  • It hardly takes 20 minutes
  • There might be slight discomfort, but the procedure is otherwise painless.

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Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma

Associate Director - Gastroenterology