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An upper GI series x-ray obtained 2 months after the pouch plication procedure revealed reduction in the size of the gastric pouch and a delay in emptying of contrast from the gastric pouch into the jejunum.
5) Isoflurane has been used to prevent struggling and motion of birds undergoing a GI series with barium sulfate suspension.
While a food provocation study may be overkill for the typical reflux patient, it may be a useful adjunct to a standard upper GI series in patients who have severe symptoms when they eat specific foods and who have otherwise unremarkable prior exams," Dr.
The others received tests such as esophagogastroduodenoscopy an upper GI series, abdominal CT or MRI, or carcinoembryonic antigen.
For example, patients needing an upper GI series might be admitted because insurance would only pay for it on an inpatient basis.
potential causes of pain in the mid-lower chest, the physician can diagnose reflux esophagitis either through endoscopy (in which a tube is inserted into the esophagus for direct viewing of the affected area), or the socalled upper GI series.
On the morning that the GI series was to be done, the patient's capillary blood glucose level was 7.