Upper GI study

Upper GI studies are a fluoroscopic evaluation of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum

Indications

There are a number of indications for an upper GI study, including:

Procedure

Equipment

Upper GI studies are normally performed with barium, but water-soluble contrast may be used if there is a concern for perforation.

Technique
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