Abstract Objective: To document and correlate different indications and findings of EGD scopy in our endoscopy unit. Methods: A retrospective descriptive study of 519 patients who underwent Esophhago gastroduodenoscopy (EGD scopy) was conducted in the Endoscopy Unit of Department of General surgery of Subbaih Institute of medical sciences, Shivamogga. Included patients underwent EGD scopy. Demographic data including indications and endoscopic findings of the patients were collected via study proforma. Results: Total five hundred and nineteen patients were studied; Out of all 64.54% were males and 35.06% were females. Epigastric pain or pain abdomen was the commonest indication (41.23%) followed by dysphagia (13.48%), Hematemesis (10%), vomiting and regurgitation, screening (9.05% and 7.51%respectively). The most common endoscopic findings were gastritis (35.45%), GERD (9.82%), Varices (9.02%), Carcinoma (7.32%), GI Ulcer (5.78%), hiatal hernia (5.58%), stricture (3.08%) and normal (20.03%). Conclusion: The most common indication was Epigastric pain or pain abdomen for EGD scopy and indications were relevant to the findings. Keywords: Esophhago Gastroduodenoscopy; Endoscopy; Upper GI diseases; Acidity.
: Anil Kumar Patel