contrast enema


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con·trast en·e·ma

enema using barium sulfate or a water-soluble contrast medium.

contrast enema

con·trast en·e·ma

(kon'trast en'ĕ-mă)
One using barium sulfate or a water-soluble contrast medium for radiographic purposes.
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Delineation of the transition zone by contrast enema in Hirschsprung disease needs to be regarded with caution.
Another contrast enema was performed at 2 months of age because of repeated bowel distention and reduced bowel movements.
Diagnostic accuracy of double contrast enema and rectosigmoidoscopy in connection with faecal occult blood testing of rectosigmoid neoplasms.
An air contrast enema is advocated as the preferred method by many pediatric surgeons, but since there is no clear consensus among radiologists of the best contrast enema option, this decision is best left to the pediatric surgeons performing the contrast enema procedure.
5) Contrast enema confirming an intussusception may also show a meniscus sign.
After resolution of an initial episode of acute diverticulitis, colonoscopy or contrast enema x-ray should be performed to confirm the diagnosis and to exclude other diagnoses, primarily cancer, ischemia, and inflammatory bowel disease.
The pediatric surgeon consulted ordered an air contrast enema, which confirmed intussusception and successfully reduced the obstruction.
Diagnostics and Therapeutics: Contrast enemas (Barium, water-soluble and air) are diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, with reduction rates of 70 to 90%.
The small bowel also can be filled with a barium suspension injected through an ileostomy, colostomy or via the rectum after a single contrast enema.
Imaging studies done in the diagnosis of intussusception include radiography, ultrasonography, computed tomography and contrast enema.