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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.
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