Gastroscopy Fact Sheet

Gastroscopy is a procedure that enables your surgeon to examine the lining of the oesophagus (the gullet), stomach and duodenum (first portion of the small intestine). A bendable, lighted tube about the thickness of your little finger or ballpoint pen and contains a camera, is placed through your mouth and into the stomach and duodenum. The camera enables pictures to be relayed to the viewing screen.



Consulting Room

Aorangi Surgical Group (ASG)
03 688 4447
43 York Street, Timaru
New Zealand


A referral letter is required from your health professional, (GP or specialist) prior to an appointment being made Learn more...

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