A Brief Review of Radiological Techniques for Examination of the Stomach and Duodenum

  • J. Odo Op den Orth
Part of the Series in Radiology book series (SERA, volume 1)


The main aim of radiological examination of the stomach and duodenum is macroscopic visualization of the anatomy of this part of the gastro-intestinal tract. There are five modes of examination:
  1. 1.

    complete filling studies

  2. 2.

    compression studies

  3. 3.

    mucosal relief studies

  4. 4.

    double-contrast (DC) studies

  5. 5.

    hypotonic studies.



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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers bv, The Hague 1979

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