Gastroscopy package




Why perform a gastroscopy?

Gastroscopies allow a visual inspection of the upper gastro-intestinal (GI) tract, including the esophagus, stomach and first part of the small intestine to

  • investigate, for example gastrointestinal bleeding, unexplained weight loss, abdominal pain, difficulty or painful swallowing, reflux, heartburn and tumors
  • diagnose, for example stomach ulcers, reflux diseases, coeliac disease, or cancers
  • treat, for example GI-bleeding, removal of growths tissues or foreign objects

How is a gastroscopy performed?

Gastroscopy is the endoscopic examination of the upper GI tract.

Patients have to refrain from eating for drinking eight hours before the procedure to ensure an empty stomach. A sedative and local anesthetic is given prior to the procedure, where the endoscope, a thin flexible tube, with a light source and camera is inserted into the throat while swallowing. The procedure usually takes less than 15 minutes and can be done as an out-patient procedure.

Who would benefit most from gastroscopies?

Gastroscopies are indicated for above mentioned investigative, diagnostic or therapeutic measures. 

Prior to going in for a gastroscopy , patients are required to:

  • Refrain from eating after midnight the night before (except plain water).
  • Refrain from taking antithrombotic medications for 3-7 days prior to your screening (depending on the dosage and type of medication)


Terms and conditions:

  • Package includes doctor’s fee for the endoscopic screening
  • Package excludes costs and fees for any further tests, treatments, or medications recommended by the doctor based on test results
  • Package excludes hospital fees and medical supply fees not part of this package
  • Doctors will be assigned; patients may not request a specific doctor
  • Package cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts
  • Bumrungrad reserves the right to refuse a refund for this program should the doctor find it unsuitable or unsafe for you based on your current medical condition or medical history.
  • Prices are valid until 31 December 2023 (prices are subject to change without prior notice).
  • The service is available 365 days from the date of purchase.


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