Defecography (colon enema)

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5 minutes
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Defecography is a radiological test that allows the doctor to visualize what occurs when you are emptying your rectum. Its used for Patients suffering from constipation, diarrhea, Solitary Rectal Ulcer syndrome (SRU), prolapses, rectoceles, cystoceles, or enteroceles. This explains who needs one, why it would be performed, how to prepare, how it is performed, where it's completed, remaining barium removed from the body once the test is completed, and when the patient will get their results.
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Defacography, colon ename
Publication or Revision Year: 
2014
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No
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Ruti