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It is often that ref;lux disease cannot be identified at the time of th eprocedure
Patient immobility either due to age, infirm or severe illness
To demonstrate reflux
Nil specific – since patient has been prepared for the test already.
Place the patient in the supine position in the right posterior oblique and asked to swallow plain water after ingested barium. Instruct the patient to strain
This manouvre induces reflux.
A special manouver to induce reflux
Thompson JK, Koehler RE, Richter JE. Detection of Gastroesophageal Reflux:
Value of Barium Studies Compared with 24-hr. pH Monitoring (see comments).