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radiopaque

[¦rād·ē·ō′pāk]
(electromagnetism)
Not appreciably penetrable by x-rays or other forms of radiation.
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Demographic and SWL data of patients Sex Boys n 25 (50) Girls n 25 (50) Age Mean 5.13[+ or -]3.9 y Range 8 month to 16 years [less than or equal to]3 n 21 (42) [less than or equal to]10 n 44 (88) Stone size (mm) Mean 11.2[+ or -]5.4 Range 5-36 [less than or equal to]10 n 25 (47) >10 n 28 (53) Stone location Renal pelvis n 17 (32) Calix n 30 (57) Upper n 6 (11) Middle n 11 (21) Lower n 13 (25) Together n 6(11) Stone number Single n 33 (62) Multiple n 20 (38) Stone opacity Radio-opaque n 22 (42) Radiolucent n 31 (58) Stone side Right n 22 (44) Left n 25 (50) Bilateral n 3 (6) Shock waves per session Mean 1219[+ or -]262 Range 500-2000 Shock Wave Lithotripsy power (kV) Mean 12.6[+ or -]0.9 Range 10-15 Data in parentheses are presented as percentages.
Plain film of the abdomen showed multiple air fluid levels with a radio-opaque shadow in the pelvis.
Radio-opaque marked swabs are used almost routinely in theatre practice today.[7] They may be helpful when a swab count is incongruent.
Limy bile syndrome was first described in 1911 which continues to be a rare disorder with prevalence ranging from 0.1 to 1.7% of patients undergoing surgery for biliary lithiasis.1-3 The gallbladder and rarely the common bile duct are filled with a thick, paste-like radio-opaque material mostly composed of calcium carbonate.
The diagnosis may be suspected based on the antecedent of a previous surgical procedure and confirmed by the presence of a radio-opaque marker in the plain abdominal films.
Automatic detection of radio-opaque markers defining the breast
Silpuran AUX 8250 RO is a silicone masterbatch containing a barium sulfate contrast medium for formulating silicone compounds for radio-opaque tubes and catheters.
My second concern is that breast implants are radio-opaque. This means that X-rays can't penetrate them so the breast tissue can't be visualised efficiently during a mammography.
Those radio-opaque beads allowed the team to see how the bats' muscles contracted and lengthened as they beat their wings.
However, there is concern that implants, which are radio-opaque, may limit our ability to diagnose malignancies at an early stage using screening mammography.
All patients should have a plain radiograph of the affected foot to look for bony abnormalities, soft-tissue gas, and radio-opaque foreign bodies.
These radio-opaque masses need to be distinguished from other anatomical structures or pathological calcifications.