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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Vascular enhancement and image quality of MDCT pulmonary angiography in 400 cases: comparison of standard and low kilovoltage settings.
Transverse sections of CT pulmonary angiography (a, b) showing dilated central pulmonary arteries with an intimal flap (black arrow) in the main pulmonary trunk and right pulmonary artery.
Combined CT pulmonary angiography and venography for diagnosis of pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis: radiation dose.
CT pulmonary angiography is the noninvasive imaging examination of choice for suspected PE in most situations.
Diagnoses were confirmed by pulmonary angiography, multi-slice computed tomography or high-probablity ventilation/perfusion scintigraphy.
Since then, the diagnostic category of PE has been broadened, and the advent of CT pulmonary angiography has yielded nearly a doubling of the incidence of the disease, without a concordant decrease in mortality.
CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) provides a noninvasive technique of diagnosis.
0 for personalized CT abdominal, cardiac and pulmonary angiography studies) Enable more complete diagnostic decisions (PACS Outbound Interface)
Pulmonary angiography is considered to be the gold standard test for PAVM determination (Tabori & Love, 2008).
Several tests are utilized, including ventilation-perfusion lung scanning, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and pulmonary angiography, echocardiography, as well as ultrasonography and venography of the proximal veins.

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