Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho. All rights reserved.
Barium flows through a tube placed in the person’s rectum. The radiologist uses fluoroscopy to monitor the passage of the barium through the colon and to help position the person for X-ray images.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Jerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology|
|Last Revised||April 25, 2011|