Barium Swallow, Gastric Cancer

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Title: Barium Swallow, Gastric Cancer
Description: Barium swallow for stomach cancer; drawing shows barium liquid flowing through the esophagus and into the stomach.

Barium swallow for stomach cancer. The patient swallows barium liquid and it flows through the esophagus and into the stomach. X-rays are taken to look for abnormal areas.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Cancer Types -- Stomach Cancer
Test or Procedure -- Imaging Procedures
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR681324
Date Created: March 4, 2013
Date Added: April 15, 2011
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow