MR colonography with barium-based fecal tagging: initial clinical experience.

  title={MR colonography with barium-based fecal tagging: initial clinical experience.},
  author={Thomas Lauenstein and Susanne C. Goehde and Stefan G. Ruehm and Gerald Holtmann and Joerg F. Debatin},
  volume={223 1},
PURPOSE To assess a strategy for fecal tagging with barium sulfate as an inexpensive tagging agent in conjunction with magnetic resonance (MR) colonography in patients suspected of having colorectal lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-four patients suspected of having colonic lesions because of rectal bleeding, positive fecal occult blood test results, or altered bowel habits underwent MR colonography and subsequent conventional colonoscopy. A 200-mL dose of a barium sulfate-containing… CONTINUE READING
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