Translation of barium in Spanish:


bario, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbɛriəm//ˈbɛːrɪəm/


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    bario masculine
    before noun barium enema enema de bario masculine
    • barium meal papilla de bario
    • Useful modalities for investigating a suspected case include small bowel barium meal, barium enema, ultrasonography, computed tomographic scan and colonoscopy.
    • The videofluoroscopic swallowing study with barium is a multidisciplinary evaluation with collaboration between a radiologist and a speech-language pathologist.
    • A brief, limited barium swallow examination can confirm if the pouch is small or enlarged.
    • Behind them was a screen showing mostly medical videos of operations, barium meals, gastroscopies, angiograms, arthroscopy, etc.
    • Patients waiting for non-urgent radiology examinations, such as CT scans, barium meals and enemas are now being assessed up to ten times quicker than two years ago.
    • A white liquid called barium is then passed through the rectum in the same way as the washout while the specialist views the bowel on an x-ray screen.
    • A barium examination of the upper gastrointestinal tract showed the stricture as a filling defect.
    • Gastric ulcers without any malignant characteristics seen on barium swallow have a specificity of more than 95 percent in ruling out gastric cancer.
    • Reported food obstruction below the clavicles requires primary investigation with either upper gastrointestinal endoscopy or barium swallow.
    • Endoscopy and barium meal are the principal investigations.
    • The index patient also infected the husband of another patient, who was waiting for his wife to undergo barium meal examination in the diagnostic radiology department, who subsequently infected his wife.
    • Few patients had endoscopy or upper gastrointestinal barium examination in the follow up year.
    • Based on the patient history and physical examination, barium esophagram and/or gastroesophageal endoscopy can confirm the diagnosis.
    • A barium swallow can also show the refluxing of liquid into the esophagus, and it may show whether the esophagus is irritated or whether there are any physical abnormalities in the upper digestive tract.
    • The barium shows up white on the x ray, allowing a clear view of the colon and will show how much of the colon is affected.
    • Suspected oesophageal strictures at endoscopy were confirmed by barium swallow examination.
    • There is also insufficient evidence to recommend for or against routine screening with digital rectal examination, barium enema, or colonoscopy.
    • Some researchers suggest that diagnosis should be based on patient history and confirmed by barium swallow, and that an upper endoscopy is not indicated.
    • An example of this is in specialty guidelines for colon cancer screening, where radiologists recommend barium enemas while gastroenterologists recommend colonoscopy.
    • A barium swallow examination disclosed a small filling defect in the lower third of the esophagus.