Endoscopy Guidelines

Endoscopy Guidelines

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Gleneagles Global Health City is a part of IHH Healthcare, one of the world’s largest healthcare providers. It’s also one of the top tertiary care multi-speciality hospitals in the city with path-breaking Liver, Neuro, Heart, Lung and Kidney procedures to its credit and legacy. Our NABH, NABL and NABB accredited hospital operates 200+ beds.

Do’s and Dont’s for Endoscopic Procedures:


  • For Upper Endoscopy and those who are undergoing sedation: Please come in fasting – avoid drinking or eating 6-8 hours prior to the procedure.
  • Inform your doctor and stop taking blood thinners 5-7 days prior to certain endoscopic procedures.
  • Clarify the procedural details and sign the consent 1 hour prior to your endoscopy.
  • Collect your endoscopy reports and old records prior to leaving the endoscopy unit.
  • Collect your biopsy reports from dispatch section after few days.


  • Don’t drink or eat without doctor’s advice following intravenous sedation.
  • Don’t wear or keep your valuable items in endoscopy unit.

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