Resources

Resources

At Bracco Diagnostics Inc. We Understand That Knowledge Is Power. That’s Why We Offer Helpful Resources for Your Professional Needs.

Video

Watch a Brief Animation About the Importance of Standardization

Addressing the everyday concerns of patients and SLPs

Provoking clinical discussions among SLPs

Addressing economic and administrative concerns

Clinical

View a Selection of Critical Papers and Publications about Standardization in MBSS

White Papers

Steele M, et al.

The Use of the MBSImP™, VARIBAR, and IDDSI Framework for Videofluoroscopic Swallowing Assessment

Publications

Martin-Harris B, et al.
The Modified Barium Swallow Study for Oropharyngeal Dysphagia: Recommendations From an Interdisciplinary Expert Panel

Additional Resources

VARIBAR
Reimbursement Guide

VARIBAR Reimbursement Resource Kit—Indications, coding, payment rates, billing, submitting charges, ordering, and more

Mixing Instructions for
VARIBAR THIN LIQUID

VARIBAR THIN LIQUID (barium sulfate) for oral suspension—Mixing and reconstitution instructions

Fluoroscopy Bibliography
 

Literature Review—A bibliography of some key studies on fluoroscopy for swallowing disorders.

Advocacy

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION | INDICATIONS AND USAGE

VARIBAR® (barium sulfate)

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:

For Oral Administration. This product should not be used in patients with known or suspected perforation of the GI tract, known obstruction of the GI tract, high risk of aspiration, or hypersensitivity to barium sulfate products. Rarely, severe allergic reactions of anaphylactoid nature have been reported following administration of barium sulfate contrast agents. Aspiration may occur during the modified barium swallow examination, monitor the patient for aspiration.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION | INDICATIONS AND USAGE

VARIBAR® (barium sulfate)

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:

For Oral Administration. This product should not be used in patients with known or suspected perforation of the GI tract, known obstruction of the GI tract, high risk of aspiration, or hypersensitivity to barium sulfate products. Rarely, severe allergic reactions of anaphylactoid nature have been reported following administration of barium sulfate contrast agents. Aspiration may occur during the modified barium swallow examination, monitor the patient for aspiration.

Indications and Usage:

VARIBAR® THIN HONEY (barium sulfate) oral suspension, VARIBAR® NECTAR (barium sulfate) oral suspension, and VARIBAR® THIN LIQUID (barium sulfate) for oral suspension, are indicated for use in modified barium swallow examinations to evaluate the oral and pharyngeal function and morphology in adult and pediatric patients. VARIBAR® HONEY (barium sulfate) oral suspension and VARIBAR® PUDDING (barium sulfate) oral paste are indicated for use in modified barium swallow examinations to evaluate the oral and pharyngeal function and morphology in adult and pediatric patients 6 months of age and older.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1‑800‑FDA‑1088.

Please consult full Prescribing Information for VARIBAR HONEY here, for VARIBAR THIN HONEY here, for VARIBAR PUDDING here, for VARIBAR NECTAR here, and for VARIBAR THIN LIQUID here.

VARIBAR is manufactured by E-Z-EM Canada Inc., for E-Z-EM, Inc., a subsidiary of Bracco Diagnostics Inc., Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

VARIBAR is a registered trademark of E-Z-EM, Inc.