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Barium enema after a perirectal abscess surgery, what do you recommend?

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Dr. Paul Velt answered

Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology

Enema is needed: Barium is probably not the contrast media I would choose. I would perform . I would choose a water soluble media. Just in case the cause of the abscess was a hole in the bowel. Better to have water soluble contrast rather than barium. As always best to talk to the doctors

Answered 10/27/2015

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