Colonic Transit Studies: Adult (Over 16 years)

A colonic transit study is an examination, which assesse the function of your large bowel(colon). It requires you to swallow 6 radiopaque capsules at specific times over the course of 3 days, and then an X-ray image of the abdomen (tummy) is taken. The capsules will show up on the X-ray film and this will help the doctor (radiologist) to assess how quickly or slowly food passes from the stomach to the bowel.

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Colonic Transit Studies: Adult (Over 16 years)

File type: application/pdf Review date: June 2021