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a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group

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At 8 years of age, barium swallow was performed for evaluation of recurrent vomiting and mild dysphagia, and was reported normal.
Radiological investigation of choice is barium swallow under fluoroscopy which highlights the fistula's tract.
The advantages of using on-site FEES versus sending residents out for a modified barium swallow are many:
Various routine investigations and special investigations such as Barium swallow examination, esophagoscopy, bronchoscopy, indirect laryngoscopy, etc.
Within 24 hours after successful endoscopic stapler repair, the patient was discharged home on a full diet, with complete relief of her symptoms as evidenced in a postoperative barium swallow (figure 2).
Diagnostic imaging company Bracco Diagnostics Inc reported on Friday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for VARIBAR NECTAR (barium sulfate) oral suspension to evaluate the oral and pharyngeal function and morphology in adult and paediatric patients with known or suspected swallowing disorders under the modified barium swallow (MBS) examinations study.
If it is determined that the problem is purely in the esophagus, a barium swallow may be ordered.
If esophageal food impaction is suspected and the patient can swallow saliva, then perform barium swallow with effervescent crystals and glucagon.
A modified barium swallow is considered an appropriate diagnostic aid in the diagnosis of dysphagia in neonates.
Barium swallow was carried out as a screening procedure in patients presenting with dysphagia.
The imaging modalities utilized for paragangliomas include CT, MRI, echocardiography and chest radiography with barium swallow to locate the extent of tumour and relation to surrounding structures.
Barium swallow test, echocardiography, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) present as effective diagnostic tools for VR evaluation.
Barium swallow showed bisegment diverticulum in posterior part of cervical esophagus with a single neck at the level of C7-T1.
A barium swallow test was normal apart from a small impression on the posterior aspect of the lower esophagus [Figure 5].
Sometimes, a laboratory study known as videofluoroscopy, or modified barium swallow, is performed.