How to Set Up a Double-Contrast Barium Enema?

Answer Barium enemas are used for a number of reasons. The most common reason for this procedure is to check for colorectal cancer. In order for the test to be accurately performed, the patient must be th... Read More »

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The Prep Instructions for a Barium Enema?

A barium enema is a type of X-ray that examines your gastrointestinal tract. A barium enema detects anomalies by using the barium as a contrasting material. Two types of barium exams include a sing... Read More »

What foods am I allowed to have on Barium enema diet?

The prep for a barium enema is essentially the same as for a colonoscopy. Basic rule, CLEAR LIQUIDS ONLY. I wouldn't recommend any kind of flour product. If the soup is clear broth it's okay. Since... Read More »

Spinal MRI Contrast Vs Non Contrast?

According to the American College of Radiology (ACR), an MRI, or Magnetic Resonance Imaging, is a diagnostic tool that can be performed with or without contrast. A spinal MRI helps a doctor to dete... Read More »

Which is better: 3000000:1 contrast ratio tv or 150000:1 contrast ratio?

3000000:1 is technically better (higher the better).However, do not trust the advertised contrast ratio of TVs. It now means nothing. (It was useful when brands didn't cheats a few years ago, but n... Read More »