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Barium Meal Upper Git


What is Barium Meal Upper Git?

The Barium Meal Upper Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT) is an imaging test that uses X-rays to scan and photograph the stomach and duodenum after consuming a barium solution to look for conditions affecting the stomach and duodenum and helps to assess abnormalities of the upper gastrointestinal region (food pipe, stomach and duodenum).

Why is Barium Meal Upper Git done?

  1. • To evaluate the cause of any change in your bowel movements • To diagnose any suspected cancer of the stomach and duodenum • To diagnose suspected diverticular disease or polyps or cysts of the duodenum • To diagnose the cause of any non-specific stomach pain

Preparation for Barium Meal Upper Git

  • Pregnant women should inform their doctor (and x-ray technician) as the radiations may affect the fetus. If needed, precautions can be taken to lower the radiation exposure to the fetus.
  • Depending on the area to be imaged, you may be asked to wear a hospital gown at the time of the X-ray.

Provided By

Noble Diagnostics

Hari Nagar, NEW DELHI
Noble Diagnostics



Quality, accurate results, patient service with care and compassion and bringing value to diagnostic needs of the society forms our life at Noble Diagnostic Centre. Established by Dr. Renuka Wadhwa, Noble Diagnostic Centre started as a centre of excellence for Ultrasound and Colour Dopplers. Over the years Noble has also successfully diversified into the field of laboratory medicine by adopting latest techniques, inducting highly skilled professionals and introducing latest state of the art analysers from USA, Germany, Sweden, France and Japan. Our team of experienced doctors at Noble Diagnostic Centre ensures quality at all stages of testing: right from collection of samples to final release of reports. We strive to continuously upgrade our knowledge and technology keeping the pace with latest developments in the field of medical science. We have been awarded prestigious NABL Accreditation, the highest level of accreditation for clinical laboratories in India, for compliance to ISO 15189:2012 by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration laboratories. Dr. Renuka Wadhwa is accredited by The Fetal Medicine Foundation for Nuchal Translucency and Nasal Bone Scans (less than 50 in India). Noble Diagnostic Centre is also the only NABL accredited independent lab in Delhi providing 24 hours sample collection along with night reporting of urgent tests.

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