Barium enema is the X-ray procedure to examine the colon and rectum after filling them with a contrast (barium sulfate) solution. It is performed to diagnose tumors, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome etc. Risks factors are bowel perforations, radiation exposure. Special precautions should be taken for pregnant women and children.
Related Journals of Barium Enema
Radiology and Oncology, Photomedicine and Laser Surgery, Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology, Cancer Biotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals, Annals of the ICRP, Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI.