angiocardiography


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angiocardiography

[¦an·jē·ə‚kärd·ē¦äg·rə·fē]
(medicine)
Roentgenographic visualization of the heart chambers and thoracic vessels following injection of a radiopaque material.
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All patients had MDCT and/or angiocardiography (28 MDCT, 19 angiocardiography, and 3 MDCT + angiocardiography) and 15 patients had myocardial perfusion/18 F-FDG imaging preoperatively.
This study was aimed to determine the diagnostic accuracy and impact of the systematic use of noninvasive tests such as, echocardiography and multidetector CT in preoperative paediatric patients with TOF and to determine the need for cardiac catheterization and invasive angiocardiography in patients of specific subgroups.
Corbett JR, Akinboboye OO, Bacharach SL, Equilibrium radionuclide angiocardiography ASNC Imaging Guidelines For Nuclear Cardiology Procedures, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology J Nucl Cardiol 2006;13:e56-79.
It may be that patients who undergo angiocardiography are at higher risk of renal dysfunction resulting from hypotension, arrhythmias, myocardial infarction, atheroemboli, (11-13) and use of nephrotoxic medications, all of which are less likely to occur in patients undergoing CECT.
They then discuss acquisition and processing protocols, as well as imaging display and analysis for SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging, planar myocardial perfusion imaging, planar equilibrium radionuclide angiocardiography, and SPECT equilibrium angiocardiography.
MRI is particularly useful in diagnosing specific tracheobronchial abnormalities, and it is now preferred to the more invasive angiocardiography.
Plasma renin activity, urinary aldosterone, and 24-hour sodium and potassium levels were unchanged, while peripheral resistance was shown to be significantly reduced in five patients evaluated with radionuclide angiocardiography.
sup][4] Although coronary computed tomography angiography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and invasive angiocardiography are used for the diagnosis of ALCAPA, echocardiography still is harmless and inexpensive and is the most frequently used method at present.
Although contrast angiocardiography would be required for definitive diagnosis, this defect was considered highly unlikely.
Thus, the Melville injection device for angiocardiography (11) standardised the procedure, providing better pictures and more information.