Upper GI Endoscopy and Dilation

Upper GI Endoscopy and Dilation at Woodthorpe Hospital

What is an Upper GI Endoscopy and Dilation?

An upper GI endoscopy and dilation is used if you have difficulty swallowing due to a narrowed oesophagus. It involves carefully stretching the wall of your oesophagus. A gastroscope lets your doctor see inside your oesophagus and they then insert and inflate a balloon to help stretch it.

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