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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

A Fill Appointment In Pictures!


The ferry ride to Bremerton, WA.

Surgeon's office
Fluroscope for precision guidance.

The RN who performs the fill procedure.  A medical
technician is also present to run the fluoroscope.

Locating the port.
  

 
Inserting the fill needle. 

First, the fluid is removed..

 

Swallowing barium to check flow-though rate
 between upper pouch and lower stomach.
 
The view on the way back to Seattle

3 comments:

  1. Cool! I hope it gives you what you need!

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  2. I'm kinda jealous. I"ve never had a fluoroscope. I think it'd be fun to see that.

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