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In the series of Granero CR et al, [11] transition zone could be seen in 90% of the cases with barium enema, its most common location was rectosigmoid.
Intracolonic pressure measurements during hydrostatic and air contrast barium enema studies in children.
Colon cancer: Morphology detected with barium enema examination versus histopathologic stage.
2]) Barium swallow 101 79 1 912 (62-347) (235-7 276) Barium meal 27 127 2 343 (38-395) (47-6 505) Hexabrix swallow 35 57 1 643 (7-242) (241-9 712) Gastrografin meal 12 75 2 689 (10-131) (167-6 979) Barium enema 31 177 5 062 (55-487) (519-20 296) Voiding cystourethrogram 106 63 1 560 (7-579) (130-1 626) Fistulogram 7 71 1 320 (9-155) (154-2 559) Myelogram 6 117 1 821 (1-292) (14-5 266) Nephrostomy 8 38 1 458 (7-179) (161-2 559) Loopogram 3 31 810 (22-49) (746-910) * Values of skin dose and DAP to the nearest integer.
Dose-area product readings for fluoroscopic and plain film examinations, including an analysis of the source of variation for barium enema examinations.
Barium enema (BE) x-ray exams are another colorectal cancer screening option.
4,5) Colorectal cancer is currently detected by a variety of image- and stool-based screening methods, such as the fecal occult blood test (FOBT), double-contrast barium enema, and colonoscopy.
Keywords: colon cancer, colorectal cancer, screening tests, diagnostic test, fecal occult blood test, digital rectum examination, barium enema, colonoscopy, genetic testing
In some cases, a flexible sigmoidoscopy, which is like a colonoscopy but only inspects the first third of the colon, is used in conjunction with a barium enema.
Several options exist for colon cancer screening: fecal occult blood tests (which checks for hidden blood in the stool), flexible sigmoidoscopy (which uses a short flexible scope to examine the lower portion of the colon and rectum), barium enema (an X-ray of the colon), virtual colonoscopy (a more specialized X-ray using CAT scan technology) and colonoscopy (which uses a long flexible scope to examine the entire colon).
Methods used to detect effects were oro-cecal transit time by hydrogen expiration, total gastrointestinal transit time by carmine red method, gastric emptying time by radiolabelled test meal or sonography, direct observation of colonic motility or indirect recording through pressure changes or relieve of colonic spasms during barium enema examination.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that show that the typical cost of a screening procedure is about $10 to $25 for a fecal occult blood test, $150 to $300 for a flexible sigmoidoscopy, $250 to $500 for a double-contrast barium enema, and $800 to $1,600 for a colonoscopy.