barium enema


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barium enema

n.
A radiographic study in which a solution containing barium sulfate is administered into the rectum in order to visualize the lower intestinal tract.

barium enema

n
(Medicine) an injection into the rectum of a preparation of barium sulphate, which is opaque to X-rays, before X-raying the lower alimentary canal

barium enema

A diagnostic method of examining the rectum and colon using X-rays after inserting a contrast medium of barium sulfate liquid paste.
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Noun1.barium enema - enema in which a contrast medium (usually barium sulfate) is injected into the rectum and X-rays are taken to search for lesionsbarium enema - enema in which a contrast medium (usually barium sulfate) is injected into the rectum and X-rays are taken to search for lesions
clyster, enema - an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
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Double-contrast barium enema (DCBE) and computerised tomographic colonoscopy (CTC) are the two radiological modalities used in screening for CRC.
The use of bisacodyl (Dulcolax) in preparation for barium enema examination.
4,5) Colorectal cancer is currently detected by a variety of image- and stool-based screening methods, such as the fecal occult blood test (FOBT), double-contrast barium enema, and colonoscopy.
Keywords: colon cancer, colorectal cancer, screening tests, diagnostic test, fecal occult blood test, digital rectum examination, barium enema, colonoscopy, genetic testing
Performed under sedation, colonoscopy is generally more comfortable than flexible sigmoidoscopy or barium enemas.
Also, as an additive to a barium sulphate suspension PO exerts a spasmolytic effect on the colon in patients undergoing barium enema examination (Sparks et al.
Everybody knows that you have to have either a complete colonoscopy or barium enema to exclude the disease.
Effects of change: Referrals for sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, and double-contrast barium enema increased from 47% to 86%.
They did a barium enema with him, and they did an MRI, and they did an x-ray.
An alternative to sigmoidoscopy is the barium enema x-ray, done every five to ten years.
Every doctor who performs barium enema procedures should have a barium enema herself every six months.
A barium enema x-ray involves viewing the rectum, colon, and lower part of the small intestine to locate any problems.