|ECR 2018 / C-1627||
|Conventional radiology in the study of dysphagia. The role of Barium esophagogram and Videofluoroscopic oropharyngeal swallow study.|
The evaluation of dysphagia remains one of the commonest indications for barium studies, including diagnosis of functional or structural abnormalities.
Types of dysphagia:
Barium esophagram and VFSS are the best techniques for diagnosis. They depict the sequence of the fast process of swallowing.
VFSS is the current gold standard for diagnosis and management of dysphagia.
Thematically related posters
ECR 2018 / C-1891
Timed barium swallow in the assessment of esophageal emptying in patients with achalasia: How to do it and what to look for