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Is a barium enema a useful test to determine what's the cause of abdominal pain?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
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In brief: At one point in

history barium enema was a mainstay, but it has been largely replaced by superior tests like colonoscopy and CT scan.

In brief: At one point in

history barium enema was a mainstay, but it has been largely replaced by superior tests like colonoscopy and CT scan.
Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology

In brief: Not usually

Barium enema is not very useful in adding information about chronic abdominal pain.

In brief: Not usually

Barium enema is not very useful in adding information about chronic abdominal pain.
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