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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An MRI doesn't subject patients to the radiation involved in evacuation proctography or positive contrast peritoneography.
Findings from defecography--also called evacuation proctography or pelvic floor evaluation with dynamic fluoroscopy--can be useful in a number of settings, said Dr.