barium solution

barium solution

Any liquid containing barium sulphate, used in radiology to highlight lesions of the gastrointestinal mucosa.
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Subjects consume a low-fiber diet for 2 days, and stool tagging is achieved with 800 cc of 40% barium solution in six divided doses over the 2 days.
He said: "The doctor still can't do the procedure because he's on holiday, but I am going in to take a barium solution to see if they can establish exactly what's causing the problem.
To test the value of capsule endoscopy, researchers recruited 42 people who had had either an X ray after drinking a barium solution or a computerized-tomography (CT) scan to image the condition of the small intestine.