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what is the abbreviation for an x-ray of the renal pelvis and urinary tract after injecting dye into a vein?
I V P (intravenous pyelogram)
what best describes an MRI
sagittal, frontal, and cross sectional images are produced using magnetic and radiowaves
what best describes a barium enema?
metallic powder is introduced to the large intestine and x-rays are taken
what best characterizes a CT scan?
uses ionizing x-rays and a computer to produce a transverse image of the body organs
medical term for a bone that is normally in contact with a joint but becomes separated from that joint causing loss of joint function.
medical term for an infection in a bone, which can lead to abscess formation and sequestrum if not properly cared for?
a tick-carred bacteria causes__?__, which is characterized by symtoms of arthritis, malaise, myalgia, and cardiovascular signs.
chronic, progressive, inflammatory disease of bones and joints caused by degenerative changes in the cartilage
medical term for inflammation of the joints caused by the excessive uric acid levels in the blood and joints
medical term for a benign growth filled with jellylike substance. it commonly develops on the of the wrist and may be caused by repetitive injury.
medical term for a surgical procedure necessary because of peripheral vascular disease and consequent gangrene. trauma, malignancy, or congenital defects are additional reasons.
medical term for an unpleasant sensation or complication that sometimes follows the removal of an appendage.
a strong, tough strand or cord of dense connective tissue that serves as attachment for muscle to bone is
_____ procedure is one that is performed independently of, and not immediately related to another service
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