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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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A meta-analysis of 14 studies that compared dobutamine stress echocardiography with conventional coronary angiography in 901 women found an overall sensitivity of 72% and specificity of 88% for echocardiography.
Conventional coronary angiography is therefore frequently required to confirm the diagnosis of CAD in patients with complete LBBB.
Noninvasive coronary angiography by contrast-enhanced electron beam computed tomography.
Comprehensive assessment of coronary artery stenoses: computed tomography coronary angiography versus conventional coronary angiography and correlation with fractional flow reserve in patients with stable angina.
Fractional flow reserve calculation from 3-dimensional quantitative coronary angiography and TIMI frame count: A fast computer model to quantify the functional significance of moderately obstructed coronary arteries.
The proposed reasons in literature for normal coronary angiography among smokers are; smoking induces spasm in coronary arteries3 and smoking also causes coronary artery endothelial dysfunction that leads to platelets activation2 and oxidative stress leading to abnormal myocardium perfusion and ischemia at micro vascular level14.
Fishman added: "The study, if replicated in a larger population, could change the screening of patients with unexplained decreased heart pump function, and potentially allow them to avoid the need for invasive coronary angiography.
He reported on 397,954 stable patients without a history of acute coronary syndrome or coronary revascularization who underwent diagnostic coronary angiography during 2004-2008 and were entered into the comprehensive national registry.
The per-vessel negative predictive value of 64-slice coronary CT angiography (CCTA) was 97% for identifying blockages greater than 50%, and 99% for blockages greater than 70%, when measured in 232 patients with typical or atypical chest pain in the Assessment by Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography of Individuals Undergoing Invasive Coronary Angiography (ACCURACY) trial.
Contract notice: Creating A Coronary Angiography Room And A Day Hospital - Hospital Of Orleans

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