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Barium Enema (Lower GI Exam): How it works, what to expect, and how to get your results - 08/2021

Barium Enema (Lower GI Exam): How it works, what to expect, and how to get your results
Abstract

This handout describes a barium enema or lower GI (gastrointestinal) exam, which is done to see the inside of the colon. Included are how to prepare for the exam, how the exam works, how the exam is performed, what to expect, and how to get the exam results.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2005
Revision Date
08/2021
PDFs
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General Subject
Diagnostic Tests
Digestive System Disorders
Specific Subject/Keyword
Barium Enema
Colon
Gastrointestinal System
Radiology
Languages
English
Record ID
3089