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barium meal

n
(Medicine) a preparation of barium sulphate, which is opaque to X-rays, swallowed by a patient before X-ray examination of the upper part of the alimentary canal

barium meal

A diagnostic method of examining the internal organs of the digestive tract using X-rays and a contrast medium of liquid barium sulfate which is swallowed by the patient.
Translations

barium meal

nBariumbrei m

barium meal

n(pasto di) bario
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The book is for doctors in the field of radiology and it explains how to take history of patients to get their CT scans, MRIs, Fluoroscopy, Mammogram, Barium Meal, and Ultrasound and X-rays.
Diagnosis was made by upper-gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy in 3 cases (complemented by abdominal computed tomography (CT) and a barium meal), abdominal CT alone in 1 case, and plain abdominal radiography in 1 case (Figs 1-3).
A barium meal study revealed a filling defect in the second part of the duodenum (D2) (Figure 1A).
Barium meal X-ray was done and showed the stomach being located in the pelvic brim.
Gastroparesis was diagnosed if all the following conditions were present: (1) upper abdominal pain, early satiety, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, and other symptoms of indigestion; (2) no mechanical obstruction, peptic ulcer, erosive gastritis, esophagitis, tumor, or other organic diseases, as confirmed by endoscopy or upper gastrointestinal barium meal X-ray; and (3) barium strip emptying test in the upper gastrointestinal tract revealed delayed gastric emptying.
Further, we conducted a follow-up barium meal for 5 patients (those who were compliant with their follow-up appointments and presented themselves to our department), where 3 of these patients had dilated pouch, one had a disrupted fold, and 1 patient had no pouch dilatation.
Further radiological imaging with a barium meal and follow through showed a holdup of contrast in the third part of the duodenum (Figure 1).
For confirmation of location of needle barium meal was given and it was found that it had penetrated the dorsal wall of oesophagus and was situated outside of oesophagus (Fig.
The patients were investigated by routine investigations like upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, ultrasonography of the abdomen, barium meal and CT abdomen in selected cases.
You could also have a barium meal in which you swallow liquid barium to show the stomach clearly on X-ray.
But after being told to return for a specialist "Barium Meal" X-ray, things took a tragic turn for the worst.