Double-contrast barium enema examination technique.

@article{Rubesin2000DoublecontrastBE,
  title={Double-contrast barium enema examination technique.},
  author={Stephen E. Rubesin and Marc S. Levine and Igor Laufer and Hans Herlinger},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={215 3},
  pages={
          642-50
        }
}
This review article presents the principles for performing a safe, comfortable, and accurate double-contrast barium enema examination. The procedure is a flexible examination in which the fluoroscopist interacts with the patient, the controls of the fluoroscope, and the image on the television monitor. During a double-contrast examination, images of the colon are created by manipulating the patient, the barium pool, and the amount of air insufflated into the rectum. Fluoroscopy is essential for… CONTINUE READING
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