barium enema


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enema in which a contrast medium (usually barium sulfate) is injected into the rectum and X-rays are taken to search for lesions

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Use of bisacodyl in preparation of the bowels for a barium enema.
colonoscopy and double-contrast barium enema discussed below).
001) the colon during barium enema examination Georg and No influence of PO on Spilker (1998) gastric emptying time; oro-cecal transit time prolonged from 65 to 85 min (p < 0.
Every GI lab needs a system where every incomplete colonoscopy automatically triggers an order for a barium enema.
Consequently, the SFM team focused on all currently available screening methods such as fecal occult blood testing (FOBT), sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, and double-contrast barium enema (DCBE) but did not suggest newer screening technologies such as computed tomographic colonography.
Because the colon does not show up well on an x-ray, the doctor fills the organs with a barium enema, a chalky liquid to make the area visible.
The chemistry just wasn't there and, besides, you hesitate to get too close to the doctor-friend who has sent you in for a barium enema.
From the first disposable barium enema administration kit introduced in 1962, to today's advanced CT and VC products, speech pathology, GI devices and healthcare decontaminants, E-Z-EM continues to develop imaging solutions that provide superior methodology, procedural simplicity and added convenience for physicians and their patients.
Single-contrast barium enema (BE) examination is used for the evaluation of cecal volvulus.
The claim is focused on a barium enema, an investigative medical procedure which involves an X-ray of the bowel, performed on Mrs Bates in 2004.
A wide variety of methods with varying screening intervals are available for screening adults aged 50 and older, including annual FOBT (guaiac or immunochemical), flexible sigmoidoscopy, or double-contrast barium enema every 5 years, and colonoscopy every 10 years.
For both genders, screening for colorectal cancer should begin at 50 using colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, barium enema, or fecal testing.
Twenty-six of those studies used colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy plus barium enema and x-ray to view the entire colon.
Diverticulosis is often diagnosed during a colonoscopy or barium enema.