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The barium enema and double contrast barium enema are used to define normal and abnormal anatomy of the colon and rectum. A lower GI series, also known as a

  • barium enema,
  • barium enema procedure,
  • barium enema X-ray, or
  • double-contrast barium enema,
is an X-ray test in which a white liquid, called barium, is infused through a catheter (tube) inserted through the anus and into the rectum until it fills the large bowel (colon).

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Terms related to Barium Enema:

  • Enema, Barium
  • Lower GI