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X‑ray of the act of swallowing

Using video cinematography, we can find out why you are having trouble swallowing.

About the appointment

We offer this examination at the following locations in Vienna.
  • All examinations
  • 7 days/week
  • All insurers

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Requirements for an X-ray of the swallowing act

  • Please bring your e‑card and referral.
  • Any previous findings are also to be submitted.
  • Please take a piece of bread or a bread roll along.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to your appointment.

Important information

  • An X‑ray of the swallowing act is performed with a contrast agent – a blood test is not required.
  • A possible pregnancy must be ruled out.
  • Dental prostheses must be removed depending on the examination region.

Procedure for an X-ray of the swallowing act

  • You will be asked to drink a contrast agent one gulp at a time.
  • Radiologists record the swallowing act from various positions.

Waiting time for an appointment

Quick appointments are possible.

Costs & reimbursement

Direct billing with all statutory health insurers.

Optimally prepared for the examination

Important information brochures, fact sheets and forms for printing, reading and filling out.