Small Bowel Follow Through
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Esophagus, Stomach and Duodenum
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GI Fluoroscopy is a special type of x-ray exam that allows visualization of the body in real time. Unlike static x-rays, the area of interest can be visualized as it moves. This is particularly useful in assessing dynamic structures such as the GI tract (esophagus, stomach, and intestine). A contrast agent (barium) is typically used with these fluoroscopy studies. Pain management injections are also often performed with fluoroscopy, facilitating very precise placement of cortisone within joints or adjacent soft tissue structures.
Lastly, please remember to bring your Alberta Health Care card, Photo ID, and most importantly, the requisition from your family doctor or practitioner to your appointment. Requisitions are crucial as they help us take the best possible images for diagnosis. Therefore, any exam may be deferred if you are missing a requisition from your doctor.