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Single Contrast Barium Enema (cont.)

Materials

  1. Barium sulfate: Barobag (E-Z-EM Inc., Westbury, NY) - 340 grams (12 ozs) prepackaged in enema bag. Prepare barium suspension (13% W/V) by adding water to the 2500 ml mark on the bag.

  2. Enema bag and rectal tip: Disposable barium enema kit - 3000 ml bag with 5/16" tubing.

  3. Lead glove

  4. Compression paddle with balloon or F-Spoon

  5. Image plate-loaded cassettes for overhead radiographs.

 


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