X-ray Barium Swallow

What is an X-ray Barium Swallow Test?

A barium swallow, also known as an esophagogram, employs a specialized form of X-rays to see the upper digestive tract (the esophagus). If you have difficulty swallowing, bloating, vomiting, and abdominal pain, the test can be conducted.

 

Why is it done? 

  • To search for abnormalities of the pharynx (throat) and esophagus (food pipe).

 

  • To aid in diagnosing various disorders, including blockages, cysts, tumors, and ulcers.

 

  • To detect hernias

 

  • To determine the reason for persistent GERD.

 

  • For detecting neck and throat cancer.

 

  • To diagnose stomach ulcers, dysphagia, or muscle spasms.

 

What is the procedure for the barium swallow radiograph test?

The X-Ray technician will explain. 

 

How does one prepare for the test? 

  • You should wear loose-fitting clothing.
  • As the radiation may damage the baby, pregnant women should advise radiologic technologists of their condition. If necessary, steps can be taken to reduce radiation exposure.

 

After Care: 

No care is required.

 

The cost of a barium swallow radiology test in Delhi: 

The cost of the X-Ray imaging for the Barium Swallow Test varies by region and facility. So, get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

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