Irrigoscopy - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment .MF .

August 12, 2017 17:52 | Instrumental

Irrigoscopy - this X-ray of the colon with the radiopaque filling her suspension through the anus.This study is carried out for the diagnosis of tumors, malformations, diverticulitis, fistulas, scarring restrictions and other diseases of the colon.

Contraindications for barium enema is a serious condition of the patient, and perforation of the colon.

Irrigoscopy performed without anesthesia.For 48-72 hours before the procedure prescribed sigmoidoscopy, because the X-ray methods of investigation do not reveal the final pathology of the rectum.

Before Irrigoscopy also conduct training of the patient.For 2-3 days before the examination prescribed besshlakovuyu diet - exclude vegetables, fruits, herbs, berries, beans, brown bread, flour products, carbonated beverages.Dinner is not allowed.The study day to drink boiled water, sweet tea, broth.Day on the eve of research 15.00 patient takes 2 tablespoons of castor oil.On the evening before the study and the morning of the study do 1-2 cleansing enemas vol

ume 1.0- 1.5 liters of water.

as X-ray contrast agent is used a water-soluble barium sulfate.It does not dissolve in the digestive juices of the gastrointestinal tract, so not absorbed and excreted unchanged.Obmazyvaya wall bowel contrast agent provides on screen or film complete picture of the colonic mucosa features.In a tight filling is possible to determine the shape, size, position of the body.To do this, barium sulfate is administered through the anus using a special machine through a rubber tube without a hard tip.Under fluoroscopic guidance fill the entire colon and taking pictures in different positions of the patient.After emptying the colon do another series of photographs exploring the relief of colonic mucosa.The last stage is carried out X-rays, filling dosed colon with air.

Irrigoscopy does not cause serious complications.When hyperextension gut may experience abdominal pain and tenesmus.