Gastroscopy

[gas-tro-scop-ee] A procedure to examine your digestive system.

At Coast Colorectal, we provide gastroscopy. You can learn more about this common procedure below.

What Is Involved?

A gastroscopy is normally a straightforward procedure. You may experience some irritation in your throat but this usually settles within 24-48 hours.

If you require a gastroscopy, your colorectal surgeon will explain the procedure in more depth. You’ll have the opportunity to ask any questions about the procedure and your condition.

What Happens After a Gastroscopy?

After your procedure, recovery is usually relatively quick. However, you should be vigilant for any of the symptoms listed below.

You will typically have the opportunity to discuss your results after your gastroscopy. Your colorectal surgeon will share recommendations based on the findings, which might provide insights into your condition or possible treatments.