Upper GI Series - IWK Health Centre

Service/Procedure Summary

An upper gastrointestinal series is a set of x-rays taken to examine the esophagus, stomach, and small intestine. For this procedure, the patient drinks a chalky liquid containing barium which outlines the interior of the organs as it passes through.

Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Wait Time
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health
54 days

50%

Community Facility Wait Time
Halifax
IWK - Children's Health
14 days

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