Routine air-contrast esophagography during upper gastrointestinal examinations

D. M. Balfe, R. E. Koehler, P. J. Weyman, R. L. Baron, W. R. Reinus

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The authors studied the image quality of 200 successive double-contrast examinations of the esophagus. On a single 2-on-1 spot radiograph, the gastroesophageal junction was imaged adequately in 50% of the patients; the lower thoracic esophagus was imaged successfully in 75%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)739-741
Number of pages3
JournalUnknown Journal
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981
Externally publishedYes

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