Barium
Normal barium swa...
Right lateral
Normal barium swallow
Modality: Barium (Right lateral)

- “ Swallowing is a complex act involving both voluntary and involuntary neural circuits and the co-ordination of multiple small muscles in the neck. ...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Hyoid elevation - “ Hyoid elevation is an indication on a modified barium swallow study that the pharyngeal muscles are contracting appropriately. Radiographic featu...”
  • Barium swallow - “ Barium swallow is a dedicated test of the pharynx, oesophagus, and proximal stomach, and may be performed as a single or double contrast study. Th...”
  • Normal oesophageal contours on barium swallow - “ There are a number of normal oesophageal contours or impressions that are encountered when performing a barium swallow. It is important to be able...”

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