X-ray Barium Swallow Upper Gastrointestinal - Test, Procedure & Cost

x-ray barium swallow upper gastrointestinal

X-Ray Barium Swallow Upper Gastrointestinal

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 test entails ingesting a barium liquid that enhances the visibility of body parts. If you have difficulty swallowing, bloating, vomiting, and abdominal pain, the test can be conducted.

Why is it done? 

  • For finding abnormalities in the throat, food pipe.
  • To help treat cysts, tumors, and ulcers.
  • To detect neck, throat, or esophageal cancer.
  • To diagnose muscle disorders and 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.
  • Notify your sonography technician in the case of a pregnancy. Unreported radiation may harm the baby. Precautions can be taken to protect the baby.

After Care: 

No care is required.

The cost of 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 centres like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

₹ 1250 2500 Pay Now Limited Offer


Test Type X-Ray Barium Swallow Upper Gastrointestinal

X-Ray Barium Swallow Upper Gastrointestinal (X-Ray)

  • Remove the object that contains Metal, such as Jewellery, Hair Clips, Watches, Rings, or any other similar object from scanning part of the body, so as to avoid a bright or blank spot on the diagnostic film.
  • You must inform the technologist, radiology nurse, and/or physician if you have allergies, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or are on medication.
  • Minimum 4 hours fasting required.
  • You can drink water.
  • Doctor’s Prescription.
  • Bring all documents related to medical history (if any).
  • Carry your ID Proof.

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