The 2 Most Common Fluoroscopy Procedures…

April 24, 2015

 The 2 Main Fluoroscopy Procedures (these tests assist physicians in diagnosing problems of the digestive tract):


1. Upper GI (barium swallow)

– Used to evaluate the GI tract including the esophagus, stomach, duodenum (first section of the small intestine or, small bowel), and the colon.


2. Barium Enema

– Examines Large Bowel (colon) & Rectum


Are Fluoroscopy Procedures Safe? “Uhh yea!”



See the fluoroscopy machine used for the procedures



Category: Fluoroscopy

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