Upper endoscopy

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An upper endoscopy allows doctors to visually look at the upper part of your child's digestive system. Learn how to prepare your child for their procedure.

Key Points

  • An upper endoscopy uses a camera to see the upper part of the digestive system or gastrointestinal tract to investigate symptoms or check on existing conditions.
  • An upper endoscopy is usually a low risk procedure.
  • Your child will be given a general anaesthetic.
Last updated: November 16th 2015