Endoscopy (upper GI)

Upper GI Endoscopy

Upper GI endoscopy is a procedure to view the upper digestive tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach and beginning of the small intestine.

Barrett’s esophagus

Normal esophagus and esophagus with Barrett's

Barrett’s esophagus is when the cells lining the esophagus — the tube connecting the mouth to the stomach — change into the cells lining the intestine. The test for Barrett’s is an endoscopy.