Conventional barium enema in early pregnancy.

@article{Han2010ConventionalBE,
  title={Conventional barium enema in early pregnancy.},
  author={Byoung Hee Han and Jin Yeong Han and June Seek Choi and Hyun Kyong Ahn and Alejandro A. Nava-Ocampo},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={
          559-62
        }
}
X-ray exposure, especially if directed to the abdominal region, is of major concern for pregnant women and their physicians. In this study, favourable long-term outcomes are reported in a series of babies born to women inadvertently exposed to barium enema, and associated ionising radiation, early in pregnancy. Six singleton babies were vaginally delivered without any evidence of gross malformations. There was one voluntary abortion. Follow-up on five of the babies was performed over the course… CONTINUE READING

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