Endoscopy is an advanced process to detect various health issues like ulcers, acid reflux, infection and food allergy, etc. Pediatric Endoscopy is also vital to determine the probable cause if your kid is suffering from abnormal stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, etc.
How to get ready for the test?
If the pediatrician suggests that your kids need endoscopy surgery, you must prepare for it. But first, you need to inform the doctor about your kids’ medications.
Doctors suggest not to give your kids aspirin for at least 3 days before the surgery. After endoscopy surgery, your child can feel tired and the parents need to stay with the child. Parents should keep an eye on the kid all through the day. It is also suggested not to give solid food to the child at least 8 hours before the surgery.
Measures to take after reaching home
Parents are suggested to take necessary measures after they reach home post-surgery. You may notice
- Your kids are suffering from temperatures over 101 degree
- Suffering from severe and unusual stomach pain
- Children can also suffer from vomiting.
When you notice that your kids are suffering from the above symptoms, it is necessary to call the doctor and get proper guidance.
What Do You Expect From Pediatric Endoscopy?
Pediatric Endoscopy Surgery may be either through a natural orifice like the mouth, nose, or anus or the doctors will make a small incision on the abdomen, and the surgery is carried on using miniature surgical instruments. Doctors can view the operating area on the nearby monitor.
Types of Pediatric Endoscopy Surgery
Parents also need to understand the types of endoscopic surgery. These surgical processes are – Bronchoscopy, Rhinoscopy, Colonoscopy, Laparoscopy, Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, and Arthroscopy.
About Dr. Vishesh Dikshit
Dr. Vishesh Dikshit graduated from Govt. Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, in 2004 with an MBBS degree in medicine. In 2012, he received an MS in General Surgery from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College in Sion, Mumbai, and in 2015, he received an MCh in Pediatric Surgery from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College in Sion, Mumbai.
Dr. Vishesh Dikshit, the best pediatric endoscopic doctor in Pune, has dedicated himself to providing the highest-quality and most successful pediatric endoscopic surgery in Pune for the past 17 years. He is the best pediatrician who treats a wide range of pediatric surgeries. In particular, he is interested in Pediatric Minimal Access Surgery (through Laparoscopy,