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How's barium sulfate eliminated from the body after a CT scan?

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Dr. Carl Decker
Radiology

In brief: Usually not barium

Barium is used in barium enemas, not for ct scans.
Gastrograffin is used for ct scans to see the small and large bowel. Gastrograffin and barium are excreted along with stool.

In brief: Usually not barium

Barium is used in barium enemas, not for ct scans.
Gastrograffin is used for ct scans to see the small and large bowel. Gastrograffin and barium are excreted along with stool.
Dr. Carl Decker
Dr. Carl Decker
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