barium solution

barium solution

Any liquid containing barium sulphate, used in radiology to highlight lesions of the gastrointestinal mucosa.
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If you have these symptoms, your doctor may order diagnostic tests that include an upper GI series (X-rays for which you need to drink a barium solution to make your esophagus visible), or an endoscopy with biopsy to look for the presence of any cancer cells.
Water soluble contrast material, barium solution and 20 mL and 50 mL syringes with adhesive tape.
The solid barium solution in silicon appears to affect the crystallization of both the primary aluminum and eutectic silicon in the hypoeutectic Al-Si-Ba alloys when cast in a permanent mold.
Then a barium solution is administered to the patient.
The procedure begins with a scout film and then a barium solution is administered orally.
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.
Then, prior to the CT scan, they must drink barium solution and other chemicals that allow visibility in the colon.
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.
The examination usually can be completed in as few as 20 to 30 minutes, minimizing the degradation of the barium solution by the intestinal fluid.
The concentration of barium solution used during enteroclysis is contingent upon the size of the patient, and ranges between 28% and 42% w/v for adults.
Fitch (1931) has described a barite-witherite deposit about 8 km east of Trumbull Peak which formed by replacement of a limestone bed by barium solutions related to the Sierra Nevada Batholith.