Upper GI endoscopy is a procedure performed to diagnose and in some cases, treat problems of the upper digestive system.
Upper GI endoscopy can be helpful in the evaluation or diagnosis of various problems, including difficult or painful swallowing, pain in the stomach or abdomen, and bleeding, ulcers, and tumours.
Colonoscopy is a procedure used to view the large intestine (colon and rectum) using an instrument called a colonoscope, a flexible tube with a small camera and light source attached to its tip. Colonoscopy can be performed for screening or diagnostic purposed.
Radical gastrectomy is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of the whole stomach. The procedure is indicated for the treatment of stomach cancer.
Radical gastrectomy is performed under general anaesthesia. You will be asked to lie down in a supine position (face up). Your surgeon makes an incision in the abdominal region to view and expose the stomach.