upper GI study

upper GI study

Upper GI, upper GI series Imaging A radiologic study in which a radiocontrast–eg, a barium-based 'milkshake' is administered in the upper GI tract–esophagus, stomach, duodenum, and images obtained. Cf Upper GI endoscopy.
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The upper GI study revealed a dilated first and second portion of the duodenum with abrupt linear vertically oriented cutoff of contrast at the junction of the second and third portions of the duodenum (Figure 3).
The mass had a rough, greenish-black outer surface, which appeared whitish due to the contrast used in the upper GI study.
He won't offer it to patients with a history of any primary abdominal surgery, a hiatal hernia detected on his required preoperative upper GI study, an android body habitus, or super-obesity.
He remains NPO until the first postoperative day, when he has an upper GI study that shows no anastomotic leaks.
PHILADELPHIA -- Patients with slow or no gastric pouch emptying on an upper GI study 1 day after undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass may have less weight loss at 1 year than would patients with normal, prompt pouch emptying, according to a prospective study of 405 patients.
6) Apart from the mottled filling defect, an upper GI study may show the positive density of the mass with a lacelike pattern due to residual contrast medium on delayed films.
If these sissies see thickened gastric folds in the stomach on an upper GI study, they'll put in the body of the report that there are thickened gastric folds and then put it again in the conclusion without having the guts to say why.

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