Radiographic Positioning: Radiographic Positioning of the Small Bowel
SMALL BOWEL FOLLOW THROUGH (SBFT)
If no UGI is being done with this study, a scout abdomen must be taken.
Patient ingests 600 ml of entero-vu and water mixed thoroughly. See packet for further instructions.
15 minutes after ingestion, a prone abdomen film is taken and shown to Radiologist. Films should be taken at 15 minute intervals for the first hour and then every 30 minutes after. Each film must be shown to a Radiologist.
* The Radiologist may want to fluoro this patient once the small bowel is full.