Appropriate contrast media for evaluation of esophageal disruption

Radiology. 1982 Jul;144(2):439-41. doi: 10.1148/radiology.144.2.7089304.


The authors discuss the selection of contrast media for radiographic examination of patients with suspected esophageal disruptions, and offer their recommendations.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Barium Sulfate*
  • Esophageal Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Esophageal Fistula / diagnostic imaging
  • Esophageal and Gastric Varices / diagnostic imaging
  • Evaluation Studies as Topic
  • Humans
  • Iodine Isotopes
  • Radiography
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula / diagnostic imaging


  • Iodine Isotopes
  • Barium Sulfate