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radiographic image of the blood vessels, using contrast material.
radiographic image of the aorta and branches, using contrast material.
to remove plaque from an artery.
radiation placed in or near a tumor within the body. Catheters, needles, seeds or wires may be used.
radiographic image of the bronchi of the lungs, using contrast material.
radiographic image of the head.
radiographic image of the bile duct.
radiography of an organ in motion, (for example, a beating heart).
radiographic image of the (interior) colon.
computed tomography (CT)
using specialized equipment, 2-dimensional x-ray images are taken around a single axis of rotation. The images are combined to create a 3-dimensional image or pictures of the inside of the body. These cross-sectional images of the area being studied may be examined on a computer monitor, printed or transferred to a CD.
radiographic image of the corpora cavernosa and draining veins using contrast medium.
radiographic image of the bladder.
radiographic image of the lacrimal drainage system.
radiographic image of the spine.
a type of ultrasound, especially useful for imaging blood flow. The ____ can create images either in shades of gray or, when processed by a computer, in color.
imaging of the ducts in the breast.
radiographic examination of the duodenum and pancreas.
imaging using sound waves to create a moving picture of the heart.
ultrasound image of the brain.
imaging of the epidural space in the spine.
a continuous x-ray image, used to view the movement of a body part, or of an instrument or dye moving through the body.
a type of cancer treatment in which tissue is exposed to high temps (up to 113 degrees F)
fluoroscopic imaging (with contrast) of a woman's uterus and fallopian tubes.
within the lumen.
radiographic image of the larynx.
diagnostic imaging to view lymphatic circulation and lymph nodes; utilizes x-ray technology and the injection of a contrast agent.
magnetic resonance (MR)
magnetic fields align the protons within the body to produce image "slices," which are combined to produce 3-D images that may be viewed from different angles; performed either with or without contrast.
radiographic image of the spinal cord.
CT image of the kidneys
panoramic, radiographic image of the entire dentition, alveolar bone, and other adjacent structures on a single film; taken extra-orally.
measurement of corneal thickness.
radiographic image of the pancreatic ducts following injection of radiopaque material.
measurement of the dimensions and capacity of the pelvis.
x-ray visualization of the portal circulation, using radiopaque material.
radiographic imaging of the renal pelvis of a kidney following injection of a radiopaque substance through the ureter or into a vein.
placement of a radioactive isotope in the shunt reservoir in the head, to measure the speed with which it moves to the abdomen. _____ is the term used for angiography of an AV fistula for renal dialysis.
radiographic image of the salivary ducts and glands.
ultrasound imaging of the uterus.
radiography of the splenic and portal veins; includes injection of a radiopaque medium.
any treatment whereby the source of the therapeutic agent (for instance, radiation) is at a distance from the body.
performed via the lumen of a catheter.
radiography of the urethra and bladder using a radiopaque substance.
imaging of the kidneys and ureters
radiographic image of the vas deferens and ejaculatory duct following dye injection.
velocity flow mapping
a non-invasive method to image blood flow through the heart by displaying flow data on the 2-dimensional echocardiographic image.
a radiographic image of the veins following injection of contrast dye.
creation of radiographs by photoelectric process, using metal plates coated with a semiconductor (for instance, selenium).
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