radiopaque


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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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Caption: Figure 1: IOPA reveals a well-defined irregular radiopaque mass measuring about 0.5 mm x 0.5 mm in size and has similar density of dental tissue
In conclusion, our experience indicates that barium appendicitis should be taken into consideration for patients with a radiopaque object in right lower quadrant abdomen.
8: Atheroma- a nodular radiopaque mass or as two radiopaque vertical lines inferiorly (1.5-4.0 cm inferior to the angle of the mandible) & posterior to the C3 and C4 vertebral bodies, separate and distinct from other radiopaque structures and at the bifurcation of the Internal and External Carotid Arteries.
LoPro Plus compounds are the latest addition to Foster's portfolio of radiopaque polymers that leverage nanotechnology for enhanced performance.
Young and colleagues presented the use of standard percutaneous techniques and placement of a radiopaque embolization coil into the pedicle of interest under biplanar fluoroscopy in one patient with progressive myelopathy referable to thoracic disc/osteophyte compression at T10-11.
Catheters made using the patent-pending NEU View technology provide optical visibility (translucent) when outside the body and superior visibility under x-ray (radiopaque) when inside the body.
(3) The selection of the radiopaque filler used will depend on where in the body the material is being used and the energy level of the fluoroscope or x-ray equipment being used.
Plus, the new radiopaque markers for length estimation decrease the reliance on pullback devices, making this catheter better suited for the radial technique."
Radiation Shield Technologies of Miami, Fla., will be producing the material that is composed of an advanced radiopaque nano-polymeric compound that is fused between layers of fabric.
When imaging the chest, any radiopaque artifact in the area of interest can compromise the diagnostic quality of the image.
And it only stands to reason that radio communication in a matrix of rubble would become even tougher: A collapse compacts radio-stopping materials into a thicker, more radiopaque barrier.