Barium meal

What is Barium meal?

A barium meal, also known as an upper gastrointestinal series is a procedure in which radiographs of the oesophagus, stomach and duodenum are taken after barium sulfate is ingested by a patient. Barium meals are useful in the diagnosis of structural and motility abnormalities of the foregut.

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