Preparation for EGD (Upper Endoscopy) or EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasound)

You will need to arrive at StoneCrest Medical Center Main Entrance Registration Desk on the day of procedure 1 ½ hour before scheduled-procedure time.

PREPARATION FOR THE DAY BEFORE PROCEDURE:

  1. Unless otherwise directed, discontinue all Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) (i.e. Advil, Aleve, Ibuprofen, etc.), one week prior to the procedure. Tylenol is OK.
  2. The day before your procedure NOTHING to EAT or DRINK after midnight.
  3. The morning of the procedure you may take any heart, blood pressure, or seizure medications with a small glass of water prior to leaving your home,

You must have someone with you to drive you home following the procedure.

Please verify with your insurance company that a EGD/EUS is a covered benefit. Please call 4 business days in advance to cancel or reschedule.