Upper GI Series Index

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An upper gastrointestinal GI series, or barium swallow is a test used in assisting in the diagnosis of upper gastrointestinal diseases or conditions such as:

  • ulcers,
  • tumors,
  • hiatal hernias,
  • scarring,
  • blockages, and
  • abnormalities of the muscular wall of the GI tract.

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Terms related to Upper GI Series:

  • Barium Swallow
  • X-ray Esophagus, Stomach, Duodenum