defecography

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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]

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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It is known as defecography or evacuation proctography. He was of the view that one must ensure appropriate indication for this test only then it will be helpful.
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.
Findings from defecography--also called evacuation proctography or pelvic floor evaluation with dynamic fluoroscopy--can be useful in a number of settings, said Dr.