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Esophageal radiography and manometry: correlation in 172 patients with dysphagia.
Radiographic and manometric examinations of the esophagus were correlated in 172 patients with dysphagia. Esophageal manometry was abnormal in 66 (38%), with diagnoses of nonspecific esophageal motorExpand
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Modified barium swallow: clinical and radiographic correlation and relation to feeding recommendations
Clinical and videofluoroscopic evaluation of swallowing were correlated to determine their agreement and relationship to feeding recommendations. We reviewed a total of 148 patients with swallowingExpand
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Radiographic and endoscopic sensitivity in detecting lower esophageal mucosal ring.
Radiographic and endoscopic sensitivities were compared in 60 patients with lower esophageal mucosal ring. Barium esophagram detected 57 (95%) rings, all shown by the prone full-column technique.Expand
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Association of hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux: correlation between presence and size of hiatal hernia and 24-hour pH monitoring of the esophagus.
OBJECTIVE The relationship of hiatal hernia to gastroesophageal reflux disease remains controversial. Previous endoscopic and radiologic studies of hiatal hernia and reflux esophagitis have shownExpand
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Barium enemas, latex balloons, and anaphylactic reactions.
  • D. Gelfand
  • Medicine
  • AJR. American journal of roentgenology
  • 1991
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Anaphylactic and allergic reactions during double-contrast studies: is glucagon or barium suspension the allergen?
The authors report three anaphylactic reactions and one allergic reaction during double-contrast studies using glucagon. Symptoms included hives, periorbital edema, and breathing difficulties.Expand
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Diffuse esophageal spasm: radiographic and manometric correlation.
Diffuse esophageal spasm (DES) is characterized by substernal chest pain, dysphagia, and a manometric pattern of frequent simultaneous contractions with intermittently normal peristalsis. The authorsExpand
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Functional abnormalities of the pharynx: a prospective analysis of radiographic abnormalities relative to age and symptoms.
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence and severity of functional abnormalities of the pharynx relative to patient age and symptoms. MATERIALS AND METHODS Radiographic evaluation of the pharynx wasExpand
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Intramural pseudodiverticulosis of the esophagus detected on barium esophagograms: increased prevalence in patients with esophageal carcinoma.
OBJECTIVE We tested the hypothesis that intramural pseudodiverticulosis of the esophagus is more prevalent in patients with esophageal carcinoma than in randomly selected patients who undergoExpand
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Radiologic evaluation of gastritis and duodenitis.
C astritis and duodenitis are among the most common upper gastrointestinal abnormalities, being several times more common than gastric ulcer or duodenal ulcer, respectively. The purpose of thisExpand
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