Imaging the GI tract

Edited by Christine Norton, Julia Williams, Claire Taylor, Annmarie Nunwa and Kathy Whayman

in Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing

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ISBN: 9780199298655
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598021 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Imaging the GI tract

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Radiological imaging - Barium swallow - Barium meal (‘upper GI series’) - Barium follow-through - Barium enema - Evacuating proctogram (defecography, defecating proctogram) - Abdominal ultrasound - Computed tomography (CT) - Virtual colonoscopy (VC) or CT colonography - Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) - Scintigraphy (radionuclide imaging or nuclear medicine studies)

Chapter.  3091 words. 

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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