angiography


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angiography

[‚an·jē′äg·rə·fē]
(medicine)
Roentgenographic visualization of blood vessels following injection of a radiopaque material.
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He said that in free category, the number of patients is more than three times while time was given through computerized system for the angiography, while the patients admitted in emergency ward were provided the facility immediately.
Despite the availability of non-invasive vascular imaging techniques, including computed tomography angiography (CTA) and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), invasive catheter-based angiography remains the gold standard of imaging the cerebrovascular system,1 especially in cases where aneurysms are suspected.
This universal use of a functional noninvasive imaging strategy to guide angiography resulted in no significant penalty of missed coronary disease or subsequent coronary events.
OCT angiography, which was first described in 2012, has now made it possible to study and quantify perfusion of both the optic disc and the macula.
Global digital subtraction angiography market is estimated to show a healthy growth in the coming years due to increasing incidence of cardiovascular diseases.
AngioPlex OCT Angiography delivers high-resolution, depth-resolved visualization of the separate layers of the retinal and choroidal vasculature -- without the need for an injected contrast dye, as is standard with fluorescein angiography.
Member of Iran's Inventors Association noted angiography as one of the diagnostic procedures in the field of cardiovascular diseases and said by this procedure it was possible to assess coronary anatomy and subsequently detect the lesion location and the appropriate treatment.
Although conventional angiography remains the diagnostic standard of reference, other modalities such as Duplex Doppler Ultrasonography (USG), spiral Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) are useful tools for the noninvasive detection and diagnosis of pseudoaneurysms (6,7).
Most clinical studies of CT angiography reflect experience at single institutions, which limit their generalizability.
Published in the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), the study compared the use of retrospective ECG gating with the radiation beam being constantly on and prospective ECG gating with the radiation beam turned on only intermittently during CT angiography.