Dr Fraser performs a number of different types of specialised endoscopic procedures. These are performed in state of the art endoscopy units in premier Edinburgh hospitals using the latest equipment and expertly trained nurses.
This is a form of endoscopy when an endoscope (also known as a gastroscope) is passed through the mouth and oesophagus (gullet) into the stomach. A local anaesthetic throat spray is often used with or without short acting sedation to make the procedure, which lasts only 8-10 minutes, more comfortable. Gastroscopy is an excellent test for the investigation of acid reflux, dyspepsia (indigestion), possible hiatus hernia, when stomach ulcers are suspected or if biopsies need to be taken (e.g. duodenal biopsies to look for coeliac disease).
Indications for gastroscopy
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