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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18) In the two patients we treated who experienced intracranial penetration (patients 1 and 2), the integrity of the pertinent cerebrovasculature was confirmed preoperatively by selective internal carotid artery catheter angiography.
Regional trauma associations have proposed algorithms for which patients should be evaluated by CT angiography and/or catheter angiography for traumatic head and neck vascular injuries.
Results of a prospective protocol of computed tomographic angiography in place of catheter angiography as the only diagnostic and pretreatment planning study for cerebral aneurysms by a combined neurovascular team.
In pursuit of identifying new, noninvasive approaches to evaluating coronary heart disease, researchers have initiated the Coronary Assessment by Computed Tomographic Scanning and Catheter Angiography (CATSCAN) study.
Additionally, the clinical advantages of Philips Rate Responsive(TM) CVCT technologies are currently being confirmed through a landmark comparative study of cardiac CT imaging versus Quantitative Catheter Angiography (QCA).
This capability will potentially make diagnostic evaluation of arterial stenosis faster and less invasive than catheter angiography.
Additionally, the program demonstrated the vast potential of multislice CT for imaging non-calcified plaque in vulnerable patients, and peripheral vascular examinations eliminating interventional catheter angiography in 90 percent of patients.
CTA also reduces the need for costly and often painful invasive procedures, such as catheter angiography or surgery.
Rapid scanning and diagnosis in critical cases allow a patient to go from the emergency room to the CT suite to the operating room in a matter of minutes -- saving critical time and eliminating the need for catheter angiography.
The reduction in catheter angiography reduces stroke risk and helps in the evaluation of vasospasm.