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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.
The radiographer also may ask you if you are on hormone replacement therapy or you have had recent medical imaging examinations such as an upper GI series.
The others received tests such as esophagogastroduodenoscopy an upper GI series, abdominal CT or MRI, or carcinoembryonic antigen.
It will be an upper GI series, which means you will drinks a chalky substance that doesn't taste too bad.
However, an upper GI series (swallowing barium and then being x-rayed) may prove negative.
On an upper GI series, a gastric trichobezoar appears as a filling defect conforming to the walls of the stomach, occasionally with a tail extending through the pylorus.
Investigation for gastric cancer should include an upper GI series and upper endoscopy with biopsy of suspect lesions.
A lateral view from the upper GI series showed a hiatal hernia, with components of a sliding and a paraesophageal hernia (Figure 2).

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