A small flexible tube with a miniature camera is passed through the mouth, down the esophagus, (swallowing tube) into the stomach, and first part of the small bowel (duodenum). Learn more information about Gastrointestinal Endoscopy refer to HealthLinkBC. Learn more about surgery in Interior Health or ambulatory care in Interior Health.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there pre-service instructions for the patient
Is a referral required?
Yes. Physician referral and appointments required.
Do I need a ride home?
Yes. You are considered legally impaired for 24 hours and can not operate a vehicle.