What is an Oesophageal Reflux Study?

This scan is used to detect reflux.

How do I prepare for an Oesophageal Reflux Study?

Fasting from midnight.

What happens during an Oesophageal Reflux Study?

You will be asked to drink 1 cup of milk (or water) and we take pictures for 1.5hrs. We will then ask you to return 2hrs and possibly 6 hrs later for some more pictures which will take 10-20 mins each.

Are there any side effects of an Oesophageal Reflux Study?

No

How long does an Oesophageal Reflux Study take?

The first component will be 1hr, the second and possibly third component will be 45mins to 1hr each.

When can I expect the results of my Oesophageal Reflux Study?

Results are usually ready the next day.

Will there be any fees involved?

No, all our scans are bulk billed.

Please contact us with any questions you have.

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