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Single Contrast Barium Enema (cont.)

Overhead Radiographs

  1. PA view of colon to include rectum - patient prone, perpendicular central ray, 14" x 17" cassette  

BE PA patient position



  1. Prone angle view of rectosigmoid - patient prone, 35° cephalad central ray, 14" x 17" cassette

BE PA patient positionBE Angle Rectum overhead

  • 45° LPO view to include hepatic and splenic flexures, 14" x 17" cassette  

    BE LPO patient position

  • 45° RPO view to include splenic and hepatic flexures, 14" x 17" cassette

    BE RPO patient positionBE RPO overhead


  • Left lateral rectum - vertical central ray, 14" x 14" cassette
  • BE LL patient positionBE lateral rectum overhead

    1. Post-evacuation radiograph - patient prone, PA view, vertical central ray, 14" x 17" cassette

    BE PA patient position

     


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