Upper Endoscopy (EGD)

Esophagogastroduodenscopy (EGD) Upper endocscopy is a procedure where a flexible video endoscope is inserted into the mouth to look inside the upper digestive tract consisting of the esophagus, stomach and the first part of the small intestine or the duodenum. Patients exhibiting symptoms of abdominal or chest pain, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, bleeding or swallowing problems may need to undergo an EGD to identify and treat their condition.