barium swallow

(redirected from esophagram)
Also found in: Medical.
Related to esophagram: barium esophagram

barium swallow

Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
A follow up esophagram and gastrogram were performed through the nasogastric tube, and showed no gastroesophageal leak (Figure 4).
Barium esophagram was recommended as a primary diagnostic method in previous years; however, development of CT and MRI technology has improved patient diagnostics and thus, barium esophagram is no longer required before proceeding with VR repair.
8) The diagnosis of achalasia includes manometry, barium esophagram, and upper endoscopy.
An esophagram was subsequently performed, and demonstrated a fistulous connection between the esophagus and the left mainstem bronchus (Figures 1 and 2).
It can be diagnosed by a barium esophagram or upper endoscopy, showing a pulsating compression of the posterior wall [5, 6], or by imaging of the aortic arch with computed tomography (CT) angiography or magnetic resonance (MR) angiography.
The esophagram was consistent with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and also suggested a Schatzki's ring.
On postoperative day six, an esophagram was performed, revealing no evidence of contrast extravasation or fistula.
Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing was normal, and a barium esophagram showed nonspecific dysmotility.
When clinical suspicion focuses on this possible diagnosis, the best confirmatory test is a barium esophagram.
We would recommend a traditional esophagram study with this population, possibly in conjunction with a video fluoroscopic swallow evaluation to evaluate the entire swallow process, from oral to pharyngeal to esophageal physiology.
A Gastrografin esophagram was consistent with achalasia, and there was no leakage of contrast material into the mediastinum.
Vivian Lim interpreted the results of the esophagram as "normal" and diagnosed "mild to moderate gastroesophageal reflux disease.