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Barium Enema Sample Questions

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1.  What is the name of the flexure that lies between transverse colon and the ascending colon?
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2.  Obstruction or infection may be indicated if air is seen in the _________ on a radiograph of the abdomen.
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3.  These are purposes of one hour delayed film in Upper GI Series examination, except what extent?
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4.  Radiographs with the patient in the decubitus position are produced following an air-contrast barium enema examination. The radiographer fails to properly label the radiograph. To identify the right lateral decubitus image, the radiographer should see:
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5.  A scout film radiograph on a large hypersthenic patient reveals that the entire abdomen is not included on the 14x17 inches IR. What can be done to correct this on the repeat radiograph?
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6.  The best way to control voluntary motion is
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7.  All of the following are methods used to help reduce colonic spasms during radiographic examination of the barium-filled large bowel, EXCEPT
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8.  Which of the following is the correct examination scheduling sequence?
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9.  All of the following positions are likely to be employed for both single contrast and double contrast examinations of the large bowel, EXCEPT
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10.  All of the following are characteristics of the hypersthenic body type, EXCEPT
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11.  What event signals the completion of small bowel series?
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12.  Why must fluid be at the enema tip prior to inserting it in the rectum?
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13.  Which statement is NOT true regarding large-bowel radiography?
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14.  Fluoroscopic imaging of the ileocecal valve is generally part of an 
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15.  Which is the correct sequence of events when performing a double-contrast studies in Upper GI Series?
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16.  During a double-contrast BE, which position would afford the best double -contrast visualization of both colic flexures?
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17.  Which is recommended to demonstrate small amounts of air within the peritoneal cavity?
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18.  Which position is required in order to demonstrate small amounts of fluid in the pleural cavity?
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19.  Which projection of the abdomen may be used to demonstrate air or fluid levels?
  1. Dorsal decubitus
  2. Lateral decubitus
  3. AP trendelenburg
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20.  Which best demonstrate the size and shape of the liver and kidneys?
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21.  Which projection would best demonstrate hepatic flexure?
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22.  Which would describe an ambulatory patient?
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23.  Which radiographic projection of the large intestine best demonstrate the rectum?
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24.  To demonstrate the large bowel, which view seperates the overlying loops of sigmoid colon?
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25.  In which of the following parts of the colon do most malignant tumors arise?
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