GI series


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GI series


n.
gastrointestinal series: x-ray examination of the upper or lower gastrointestinal tract after barium sulfate is given orally or rectally as a contrast medium.
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Noun1.GI series - diagnostic tests of the alimentary canal; usually involves inserting a contrast medium (such as barium sulfate) and taking an X-ray
diagnostic assay, diagnostic test - an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes
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If you have these symptoms, your doctor may order diagnostic tests that include an upper GI series (X-rays for which you need to drink a barium solution to make your esophagus visible), or an endoscopy with biopsy to look for the presence of any cancer cells.
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A pioneer in introducing the latest technologically advanced equipment in the Indian market , Tata Hitachi has migrated technology from the EX series to EX Super of excavators and ZAXIS series to ZAXIS GI series of excavators where features like online access to location of equipment, online health monitoring system, etc.
Patients enrolled in the study were restricted to a two-week post-op liquid/soft diet, underwent an upper GI series to confirm anastomotic patency (the degree of openness or exposure) at two weeks post implant, and received follow-up endoscopies at two and six months to visualise the anastomosis.
This was said over the launching ceremony of the company s Zaxis 20 LC the GI Series hydraulic excavator in Chennai.
A preoperative upper GI series showed that he had significant dilatation of his sleeve, particularly in the mid-portion of the remaining stomach.
1) The CT findings reflect those of the upper GI series demonstrating a well-defined, intraluminal mass casted to the contours of the stomach or bowel, surrounded by oral contrast material.