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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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Computed tomography angiography and CTV are quickly replacing catheter angiography and venography in the evaluation of the more proximal segments of arterial vessels (1-3) (Figure 1) and of the larger venous structures.
Carotid catheter angiography demonstrated the typical splaying of the carotid vessels (lyre sign) (figure 2, B).
9) Conventional catheter angiography is superior to MR in identifying specific arterial supply and venous drainage of the AVM, but MR is more accurate than CT or angiography in determining nidus size and degree of nidus obliteration post embolotherapy.
Further, catheter angiography can be added to MRA when clinically warranted.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has expanded coverage to include MRA to evaluate renal arteries or pelvic arteries in patients without aortic damage; catheter angiography can be added to MRA when clinically warranted.
Moreover, catheter angiography with embolization can be a most useful nonsurgical adjunct to control the extent of vascular injury.
Evaluation of the aortoiliac and renal arteries: comparison of breath-hold, contrast-enhanced, three-dimensional MR angiography with conventional catheter angiography.
Approval from ethical committee was done for study, and consent from patient was taken for catheter angiography.
The role of catheter angiography in the acute trauma setting has shifted over the past 15 years, with the concomitant advances in computed tomography (CT) angiography for diagnosis, and development of microcatheters and embolic agents for therapy.