Upper GI Tract Anatomy And Positioning

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Upper GI Tract Anatomy and Positioning


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  • 1. 
    What projection will demonstrate the esophagus free of superimposition of the thoracic spine and heart?
    • A. 

      AP

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Oblique

    • D. 

      PA

  • 2. 
    What projection of the UGI will best demonstrate the fundus and the duodenal loop?
    • A. 

      PA Oblique (RAO position)

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      AP

    • D. 

      AP Oblique (RPO position)

  • 3. 
    When is barium contraindicated for an UGI?
    • A. 

      Patients with stomach perforations

    • B. 

      Patients with hiatal hernias

    • C. 

      Patients with iodine allergies

    • D. 

      Patients with high blood pressure

  • 4. 
    Where does deglutition take place?
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Pharynx

    • C. 

      Esophagus

    • D. 

      Stomach

  • 5. 
    Hydrochloric acid and digestive enzymes are produced in the
    • A. 

      Gastric mucosa.

    • B. 

      Pyloric sphincter.

    • C. 

      Ampulla of vater

    • D. 

      Duodenal bulb

  • 6. 
    What structure is located within the dudenal loop?
    • A. 

      Cardia

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Spleen

    • D. 

      Gallbladder

  • 7. 
    At which level is the IR centered for a PA projection of the stomach and duodenum?
    • A. 

      T12/L1

    • B. 

      L1/L2

    • C. 

      L2/L3

    • D. 

      Iliac crests

  • 8. 
    Which body habitus demonstrates the location of the stomach very high and more horizontal
    • A. 

      Sthenic

    • B. 

      Asthenic

    • C. 

      Hyposthenic

    • D. 

      Hypersthenic

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