Upper Endoscopy/ERCP

  •  Kindly inform the office if there are any changes in your Insurance Coverage or if there are any precertification requirements dictated by your health plan.
  • No food or drink for six hours prior to exam.
  • Stop all aspirin and aspirin containing products, unless a cardiac stent is present or advised by your physician.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before scheduled time of procedure in Katonah and 45 minutes early if scheduled at hospital.
  • Plan to make arrangements for transportation home from the procedure. You cannot drive yourself home or take a taxi.
  • If you use insulin, contact your endocrinologist for coverage instructions.
  • Notify office of all current medications, particularly if you are using Coumadin, Xarelto, Eliquis, Plavix or other anticoagulants.
  • If you are having the procedure at the hospital, the hospital personnel will call you for pre-registration information before the endoscopy.

Dr. Abemayor has explained the risks and benefits of the procedure and has given you a brochure on the test for your review. Should you have any questions or problems, please call our office.