Tests and treatments
X-ray of the gastrointestinal/urinary tract
What is it?
An X-ray of the gastrointestinal/urinary tract is an X-ray test of (a portion of) the digestive tract and/or the urinary tract.
X-ray of the: act of swallowing, of the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, transit through the small intestine, colonclysma, defaecography, kidneys, cystography and urethrography.
Preparation for the test
You must be fasting for this test.
For colon tests, intestinal preparation is required.
Please inform your physician or nurse if you are (possibly) pregnant or if there is a contraindication for intravenous contrast (unless this is necessary for the test).
Centres and specialist areas
Latest publication date: 05/02/2021
Supervising author: Dr Schoofs Christophe