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Barium Enema

Preparation For the study to work the entire large intestine must be clean and free of all faecal material. Therefore, it is very important that you follow the instructions given to you by our staff very carefully. If the bowel is not cleaned out sufficiently, the study may have to be repeated. Please contact one […]

Intubated Small Bowel Study

Before the Examination Before the examination your diet must be restricted to enable the bowel to be cleaned of residue, otherwise the examination may not be completely satisfactory. Please call into our clinic to make an appointment and collect your preparation. Preparation Information Day before examination: • Evening meal – A light meal before 7pm. […]

Barium Meal

How long will the procedure take? The examination usually takes between 10 – 15 minutes. Preparation You must not eat or drink anything after midnight the night before the examination. Procedure You may be given granules which, when swallowed, will release some gas in your stomach. It is important to try to keep the gas […]