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What can a small bowel follow-through show that an abdominal CT scan cannot?

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In brief: Transit time

This exam demonstrates the small bowel in detail and demonstrates the time it takes for the barium to get through the bowel.
This test can also demonstrate anomalies, fistulas, leaks and blockages.

In brief: Transit time

This exam demonstrates the small bowel in detail and demonstrates the time it takes for the barium to get through the bowel.
This test can also demonstrate anomalies, fistulas, leaks and blockages.
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