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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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In conclusion, the frequency of the coronary artery anomalies may be higher than the rates determined by catheter angiography. CT angiography can be used as a first-line imaging method especially in young patients suspected of coronary artery anomalies and as a supplementary imaging method to be aware of iatrogenic hazards before cardiac surgery is performed.
Where indicated, patients also had either CTA or catheter angiography on follow-up.
One of its superiorities over catheter angiography is its ability to differentiate whether ventricular or atrial myocardium compresses the tunneled vessel.
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).
Former care assistant Lynda Maud Williams, 63, of Linden Way, Trefechan, near Merthyr Tydfil, died during a catheter angiography - a procedure to check blood flow using x-ray - at the University Hospital of Wales on September 14, last year.
Catheter angiography is the "gold standard" for any patient suspected of having SAH, but Dr.
Along with a discussion of cerebral hemodynamics, including cerebral blood flow, cerebral blood volume and mean transit time, is a discussion of the use of available contrast media and a comparison of fMR applications to those of conventional catheter angiography, CT, PET and SPECT.
Computed tomography angiography can help make a diagnosis; however, definitive diagnosis must be made with catheter angiography. (5) Treatment options include surgery and endovascular procedures.
A suspicious large flow void within the region of the cavernous segment of the left ICA was confirmed to reflect a probable pseudoaneurysm on postgadolinium imaging and subsequent CT and catheter angiography (Figure 2), which revealed additional dysplastic irregular lobular projections arising from the pseudoaneurysm sac.
Catheter angiography was also performed, which demonstrated a tumor blush without aneurysm or vascular malformation (images not shown).