Items tagged “barium”

22 results found
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Ectatic thoracic aorta

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 Nov 2010
82% complete
X-rayBarium
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Peptic ulcer disease

Peptic ulcer disease (PUD) encompasses a number of entities, united by the presence of mucosal ulceration secondary to the effects of gastric acid. Since the recognition of Helicobacter pylori as a common causative agent, and the development of powerful anti-acid medications, peptic ulcer diseas...
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Aspirated barium swallow

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Derek Smith
Published 19 Feb 2015
98% complete
X-rayCT
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Complicated Nissen fundoplication

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou
Published 17 Apr 2015
74% complete
BariumAnnotated image
Article

Small bowel follow through

Small bowel follow through (SBFT) is a fluoroscopic technique designed to obtain high resolution images of the small bowel. The function of the small bowel can also be evaluated. Indications The small bowel follow through can be used for evaluation of small bowel abnormalities, including: str...
Case

Schatzki ring

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Carlos Andres Perez
Published 02 Jul 2015
86% complete
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Flocculation

Flocculation refers to the breakdown of a barium suspension during a fluoroscopic study. The small bowel environment eventually separates out a barium suspension, and this can occur during the normal course of a barium study (15 minutes to three hours). When the suspension flocculates, it no lo...
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Areae gastricae

Areae gastricae are a normal finding on double contrast images of the stomach. Radiographic features fine reticular network of barium-coated grooves between 1-5 mm islands/areas of gastric mucosa may be seen in ~70-80% of patients if there is adequate high-density barium coating of the stomac...
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Gastric antral web

Gastric antral webs are a ring of mucosa in the distal stomach (gastric antrum) that can lead to gastric outlet obstruction. A circumferential ring of mucosa has also been termed a "gastric antral diaphragm". Epidemiology Gastric antral webs are rare. There is an association with trisomy 21 an...
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Zenker diverticulum (cine of incomplete relaxation of cricopharyngeus)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 04 Nov 2015
82% complete
Fluoroscopy
Article

Fluoroscopic evaluation of oesophagectomy

Fluoroscopic evaluation of oesophagectomy is an important study, given the high rate of complication following oesophagectomy (~10-20% rate of leak). Although the approach will differ slightly depending on the type of oesophagectomy performed, the principles are similar. Procedure Preprocedura...
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Gastrointestinal nodular lymphoid hyperplasia

Gastrointestinal nodular lymphoid hyperplasia is a type of nodular lymphoid hyperplasia that can be found elsewhere in the body. It is formed out of gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT), and most often is a diagnostic dilemma for radiologists in the stomach and terminal ileum. Pathology Gut-a...
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Gastrointestinal nodular lymphoid hyperplasia

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 18 Apr 2016
75% complete
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Lymphoma of the terminal ileum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 18 Apr 2016
94% complete
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Barrett oesophagus

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 20 Apr 2016
91% complete
Barium
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Water-siphon test

The water siphon test may be performed as part of a barium swallow to assess for gastro-oesophageal reflux in a hiatal hernia. It is performed in the supine RPO position with the patient drinking water continuously. The test is said to be positive if there is visible barium reflux in the oesopha...
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Stomal ulcer

Stomal ulcers may occur after surgery for peptic ulcer disease, and are more common in settings of a retained gastric antrum or an incomplete vagotomy (occurrences which are not common with modern surgical technique). There is also a higher risk with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Radiographic fea...
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Intraluminal duodenal diverticulum (windsock sign)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 02 Sep 2016
91% complete
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Zenker diverticulum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr István Kui
Published 19 Oct 2016
82% complete
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