It is a radiographic technique which is done to assess for leakage or other complications such as strictures at the ileo-anal anastomosis or some-times to assess the capacity of pouch.
Take Liquid diet only a day prior examination.
Nil orally by mouth after examination.
•The patient is laid down on x ray table.
•12F catheter is introduces into rectum or pouch.
•Contrast media (HYPAQUE 30%) IS Introduced.
•As the contrast fills the patients colon, the patient might have sensation of bowel movement, Then after patient is asked to remain in different positions for radiographs.
•Views taken are Scout,Lateral,AP,RAO,LAO.
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