Aspiration of barium contrast medium in an elderly man with disordered swallowing

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Bağcı Ceyhan, B. ; Çelikel, T. ; Koç, M. ; Ahıskalı, R. ; Biren, T. ; Ataizi Çelikel, Ç. (1995)
  • Publisher: Marmara University
  • Journal: (issn: 1019-1941, eissn: 1309-9469)
  • Subject: Aspiration,barium contrast,pneumonitis
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

The aspiration of contrast medium during the investigation of gastrointestinal diseases is a well recognized hazard, particularly in patients with swallowing disorders. A case is reported in which accidental aspiration of contrast barium occurred owing to disordered swa... View more
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