Therapeutic barium enema

This fluoroscopy ...
This fluoroscopy series depicts the first 15 seconds after the catheter is opened and pressure in the sigmoid is relieved. Scroll through the series from top to bottom. You will see how the distension of the up-until-then closed off sigmoid promptly decreases. Note how the catheter runs in a loop, as it passes through the twisted sigmoid lumen.
Modality: Barium

- “ The CT findings are classic for a sigmoid volvulus: A grossly dilated sigmoid running in a closed off loop, with both ends of the loop merging at ...”

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