Scoping procedures: Bronchoscopy, laryngoscopy, esophagoscopy and laser surgery

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Scoping procedures are used to look inside the throat. Learn why your child may have to have a scoping procedure, how to prepare and what to expect.

Key points

  • Scoping procedures let doctors look into your child's throat. They take about one hour.
  • Your child will have sleep medicine during the procedure.
  • Your child will likely stay for one day and one night in the hospital.
Last updated: November 10th 2009