defecography

(redirected from evacuation proctography)

def·e·cog·ra·phy

(def'ĕ-kog'ră-fē),
Radiographic examination of the act of defecation of a radiopaque stool.
[defecation + G. graphō, to write]

defecography

/def·e·cog·ra·phy/ (def″ĕ-kog´rah-fe) the recording, by videotape or high-speed radiographs, of defecation following barium instillation into the rectum; used in the evaluation of fecal incontinence.

defecography

[def′əkog′rəfē]
the radiographic examination of the rectum and anal canal of patients with defecative dysfunction. A barium sulfate paste is instilled directly into the rectum, and the patient is seated on a radiolucent commode in front of a fluoroscope. Lateral projections of the rectum and anal canal are recorded during defecation.

def·e·cog·ra·phy

(def'ĕ-kog'ră-fē)
Radiographic examination of the act of defecation of a radiopaque stool.
[defecation + G. graphō, to write]
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Contributions of evacuation proctography and anorectal manometry to evaluation of adults with constipation and defecatory difficulty.
Defecography, also called evacuation proctography, is a diagnostic radiographic technique that shows how the lower bowel responds to feces arriving from the sigmoid colon.
An MRI doesn't subject patients to the radiation involved in evacuation proctography or positive contrast peritoneography.