Upper gastrointestinal series: Patient management and a study of 199 cases

Abstract

Records of 199 patients were analyzed retrospectively after upper gastrointestinal (UGI) series to assess its impact on patient management. Symptoms most predictive of an abnormal UGI series were dysphagia, UGI hemorrhage, abdominal pain, and chest pain. However, 23% of inpatients with seemingly trivial symptoms had shown abnormal results of the study… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01893112

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