GASTROSCOPY

WHAT IS A GASTROSCOPY

A Gastroscopy is an accurate and safe way to examine the lining of the upper part of your gastrointestinal tract (oesophagus, stomach and duodenum) for any abnormalities. Using a 

 flexible telescope called a gastroscope, it allows the doctor to inspect these areas as well as perform specialised procedures such as biopsies.

 

 

REFERRAL REQUIRED

You require a valid REFERRAL from your General Practioner or Referring Specialist.

A referral from a General Practioner is valid for 1 year from date of issue.

A referral from a Specialist is valid for 3 months from date of issue

Please bring this with you to your procedure and give it to the doctor.

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2. REGISTER WITH THE HOSPITAL

Please register online with the Hospital where you will be

having your procedure.  If you are unable to register online

please call Patient Registration.

Please ensure someone is available to drive you home after the

procedure as you will have has some light sedation and will be

unable to drive or operate machinery for the day of your

procedure

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1. BOOK YOUR GASTROSCOPY

Please make a booking  by calling our Office on 9899-5304

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3. GASTROSCOPY PREPARATION

Please fast from all food for 6 hours prior to your admission time.   You may have clear fludis up to 2 hours prior to admission time.  Please wear a short sleeve, open neck shirt/comfortable clothing for the day of the procedure as you will not need to get changed.