double-contrast barium enema is a form of in which of the and are taken using two forms of to make the structures easier to see. liquid containing is put into the rectum. Barium is a silver-white metallic compound that outlines the colon and rectum on an and helps show abnormalities. is also put into the rectum and colon to further enhance the x-ray.
- Double-contrast barium enemas are less invasive than a and have comparatively fewer issues in a viable large bowel.