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Double Contrast (Air Contrast) Barium Enema

Indications

  1. Rectal bleeding - gross or occult

  2. Polyps or carcinoma - suspected or known

  3. Inflammatory bowel disease - suspected or known

  4. Patient over 40 years of age who can cooperate and turn over without assistance

Contraindications

  1. Suspected acute perforation

  2. Acute, fulminating colitis

  3. Immediately after biopsy

Patient Preparation - See Appendix by the same name

 


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