You must remove all jewelry and any other metallic objects such as hearing aids, jeans with metal zippers, body piercings and removable dental work. Wearing a sweatsuit with no metal may prevent you from having to change into a gown.
Esophagram (Barium Swallow)/Upper GI/Small Bowel Series
The night before the exam, have a light supper and nothing to eat, drink, smoke or chew after 10:00 p.m.
Barium Enema (BE)
At least two days prior to your exam, you must pick up a prep kit from our office. The kit contains an oral solution that cleanses your bowel, as well as specific instructions for use.
Your appointment must be scheduled six to ten days after the onset of your menstrual cycle.