Definition of phlebography in English:

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phlebography

Pronunciation: /fləˈbäɡrəfē/

noun

Medicine
Radiography of the veins carried out after injection of a radiopaque substance.
Example sentences
  • Venous leg ulcers were diagnosed according to clinical criteria and confirmed with duplex Doppler ultrasonography, ascending phlebography, and foot volumetry when the ulcers had healed.
  • Such algorithms limit the requirement for phlebography and pulmonary angiography to a small fraction of patients suspected of the disease.
  • Durbec et al found a 6.6% incidence of iliofemoral DVT (3% in control limbs) using phlebography and concluded, in contrast to others, that this incidence was acceptable.

Derivatives

phlebographic

Pronunciation: /ˌflebəˈɡrafik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Accuracy in excess of 80% has been claimed both for ultrasound and for phlebographic localization of incompetent perforating veins (ICPVs).
  • The phlebographic findings in nine patients with primary varicose veins on the lateral aspect of the thigh are described.

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Syllabification: phle·bog·ra·phy

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