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What do upper GI tests diagnose?

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This upper GI test is used to diagnose:

  • Hiatal hernias
  • Ulcers
  • Tumors
  • Esophageal varices
  • Obstruction or narrowing of the upper GI tract

From: Imaging Tests for Digestive Diseases WebMD Medical Reference

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Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). 

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Clearinghouse (part of National Institutes of Health).

Johns Hopkins Medicine. 

 

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on November 15, 2018

SOURCES: 

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). 

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Clearinghouse (part of National Institutes of Health).

Johns Hopkins Medicine. 

 

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on November 15, 2018

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