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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.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease: integrating the barium esophagram before and after antireflux surgery.
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.
Flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing was normal, and a barium esophagram showed nonspecific dysmotility.