Upper GI Endoscopy and Colonoscopy Package At KPJ Ampang Hospital In Kuala Lumpur

Written by ClinicTrip on January 9, 2019

Top Hospital In Malaysia Offers Preventative Health Promotion

A general health screening program is an excellent way to assess any risks to your health. At many top international hospitals it covers a variety of tests including measuring your vitals, blood tests, heart health tests, and imaging of the lungs, abdominal organs, and bone density tests. These comprehensive health screening programs are excellent offerings of the hospitals because they are easy to go through in a morning, provide an abundance of information about your health, and help familiarize the patient with the hospital and its services.

However, to have a complete picture of your health, especially as you age, it’s important to add two additional minimally invasive tests. The first is a colonoscopy which inspects the colon for polyps and tumors. Part of the digestive system, the colon or large intestine in prone to cancer and the most common way to determine its health is with a visual examination.

The second test is an Upper GI Endoscopy (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy or EGD or OGDS) which inspects the upper portion of the digestive tract from the mouth and throat down through the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum which is the first part of the small intestine after the stomach responsible for breaking down food. This part of the digestive tract is also prone to cancer, ulcers, and other chronic illnesses and is best studied visually.

In both cases, and endoscope is guided through the organs and images are captured for the doctor to examine. During this outpatient procedure, the patient may be sedated or given anesthesia requiring minimal recovery.

A top private hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s largest city, is offering a special package combining both an Upper GI Endoscopy and a Colonoscopy. KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital is a medium size hospital located in the Ampang area of the city, not too far from the city center. It’s owned by the KPJ Health Group and is Joint Commission International accredited. The package cost per the KPJ Ampang Hospital website is RM3088 which is about US$740.

KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital Website: https://www.kpjampang.com/index.php