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Options: All option contracts of the same class that also have the same unit of trade, expiration date, and exercise price. Stocks: shares that have common characteristics, such as rights to ownership and voting, dividends, or par value. In the case of many foreign shares, one series may be owned only by citizens of the country in which the stock is registered.
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Option Series

All the option contracts of the same class on the same underlying security with the same strike price and expiration date that are traded on an exchange. For example, all call options on Stock X with strike price Y expiring on the last Friday in March make up one option series in the exchange on which they are traded. An option series is also simply called a series.
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Partial erosion into the gastric wall may be difficult to detect on upper GI series. Definite diagnosis is made by visualization of the band in the gastric lumen during upper endoscopy.
Early postoperative ileus after LSG presents with nausea and vomiting and the upper GI series will be normal (23) or barium may pool in the proximal portion of the elongated stomach.
On the 6th day of hospitalization, the patient was scheduled to undergo an upper GI series; therefore, he was not given anything orally after midnight.
On later review of the hospital record, it was noted that the patient received no insulin for almost 36 hours prior to the time the GI series was done because all of his capillary blood glucose recordings were below 8.3 mmol/L (150 mg/dL).
A lateral view from the upper GI series showed a hiatal hernia, with components of a sliding and a paraesophageal hernia (Figure 2).
Typically, barium or an iodinated contrast medium is administered orally during an esophagram to evaluate abnormalities of the pharynx and esophagus and during an upper GI series to evaluate the stomach, duodenum and proximal small intestine.
Doctors may perform an upper GI series to diagnose ulcers.
An upper GI series may be performed during the early phase of testing.
To rule out diseases of the stomach, pancreas, and gallbladder, your doctor may perform an array of tests including an upper GI series, gallbladder, x-ray, endoscopy, and routine blood and urine tests.
Upper GI series. A diagnostic procedure in which the x-rays are taken after the patient swallows barium sulfate.