Dr. Rimsha Sadia Bukhari, Dr. Maira Pervaz, Dr. Saima Mushtaq
Objective: To determine the different endoscopic findings in patients done with upper GI endoscopy in our endoscopy unit. Study Design: An Observational Study. Place and Duration: In the Gastroenterology department of Services Hospital, Lahore for two-year duration from December 2016 to December 2018. Methods: The data of 500 patients who were done with upper GI endoscopy at the Endoscopy Unit were examined, demographic features, reference samples and endoscopic diagnoses. Results: In 57 patients, 57% had upper GI bleeding, 9% had dysphagia, 8% had continuous vomiting and 7% had dyspeptic symptoms. The esophageal varices (44%) was the most common finding after endoscopy, reflux esophagitis in 9% of cases, gastritis (4%) and gastric ulcer (4%). Conclusion: The most common complaint in subjects was upper GI bleeding and esophageal varices were the most common finding of endoscopy. Key words: Esophageal varices, upper GI endoscopy, dysphagia.