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angiogram

[′an·jē·ə‚gram]
(medicine)
An x-ray photograph of blood vessels following injection of a radiopaque material.
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This action was the result of patients' complaints that the physicians in question had been involved in performing inappropriate and excessive amounts of coronary angiograms, angioplasties, and coronary artery bypass surgeries.
Likewise, among women without CAD, those with PCP had higher incidences of Ml, congestive heart failure, stroke, angina hospitalizations and repeat angiograms, compared with those without PCP.
The total costs for each group were calculated by adding the estimated costs associated with death, MI, coronary heart failure, stroke, angiograms, and angina hospitalizations.
He needs an angiogram to check his heart but has been waiting since November.
After only a year, angiograms showed that the arteries of 18 of the 22 had actually begun to clear.
Newest Biophan Solution Enables Highly Accurate MR Angiograms to Diagnose Vascular Health and Reduce Reliance on X-Ray Angiography
These diagnostic images help their physicians check for suspected heart disease, often eliminating the need for invasive cardiac angiograms.
Angiograms, or X-rays of the veins and arteries using contrast to highlight blockages and other blood vessel problems, require multiple CPT-4 codes per procedure and, as a result, are especially difficult and time-consuming to code.
Novel Solution Enables Highly Accurate MRI Angiograms to Diagnose Vascular Health and Further Reduce Reliance on X-Ray Angiograms
Toshiba's CT technology takes us one step closer to replacing traditional invasive diagnostic angiograms, in an imaging acquisition time of less than 10 seconds.
Heartlab's web-based CardioNow technology enables easy electronic sharing of patient angiograms and ultrasound studies required by cardiovascular device and drug clinical trials.