examination, showing a gastric trichobezoar with extension into the duodenum.
Caption: Figure 2: Barium meal
X-ray showing stenosis and irregularities in some parts of the intestine.
Caption: Figure 4: Barium meal
of the same patient 4 years after surgery.
Caption: FIGURE 7: Duodenal compression of the third part (orange arrow) on barium meal
and follow through (Case Report Two).
Patients in Group B were managed conservatively initially and upon resolution of the acute abdomen, they were subsequently investigated with Barium meal
follow-through and Mantoux test for establishing a definitive diagnosis.
QI OFTEN feel queasy but no cause has been identified, despite scopes and a barium meal
. I'm taking tablets and have improved my diet but I think it is due to eating too late, too quickly and too much.
The report also notes Dr Macklon made little or no direct attempt to speed up Mr Elder's barium meal
X-ray, which was eventually brought forward following intervention from the chief executive.
She had been due to have a barium meal
- a solution which helps when X-raying the upper alimentary canal - at 9.45am last Wednesday.
One such physician, needing to be able to differentiate visually between two barium meals
fed to a patient, instructed the technician preparing the second barium meal
to ask for a food color from the kitchen with which to color the second meal.
I have had a barium meal
, X-rays and blood and urine tests which were all clear.
In 25% of patients, no investigations were performed; 75% of patients underwent endoscopy or ingested a barium meal
. The predominant diagnoses in investigated patients were ulcer disease (39%), gastroesophageal reflux disease (49%), and functional dyspepsia (gastritis, normal aspect; 18%).
I was hospitalized twice and whole panels of doctors could not figure out what my illness stemmed from (I stopped short of a barium meal
they wanted me to ingest--no thanks!).