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angiography

Line breaks: angi|og¦raphy
Pronunciation: /ˌandʒɪˈɒɡrəfi
 
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Definition of angiography in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Radiography of blood or lymph vessels, carried out after introduction of a radiopaque substance.
Example sentences
  • Pre-operative angiography and embolisation was carried out.
  • As with most procedures done on your heart and blood vessels, coronary angiography does pose some risk.
  • Current methods of viewing these lesions include endoscopy and catheter angiography.

Derivatives

angiographer

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The radial approach provides angiographers with a technique for vascular access when femoral access is contraindicated or cannot be obtained.
  • The extent of coronary artery disease was assessed from cineangiograms by experienced angiographers without knowledge of the serum homocysteine concentrations.
  • He was one of the first clinical angiographers in Britain and he established a superb service, which he led with courtesy and diagnostic excellence.

angiographic

2
Pronunciation: /-ə(ʊ)ˈɡrafɪk/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Some clinicians require unequivocal angiographic proof of pulmonary embolism before they will begin thrombolysis.
  • With the patient under mild intravenous sedation and local anesthesia, a small angiographic catheter is introduced into the femoral artery and guided into the left uterine artery.
  • In case of massive, lifethreatening pulmonary thromboembolism the clot can be sucked out through a large catheter via the percutaneous angiographic route.

angiographically

3
Pronunciation: /-ə(ʊ)ˈɡrafɪk(ə)li/
adverb
Example sentences
  • In one series of angiographically confirmed pulmonary embolism, 13% of patients had syncope.
  • Myocardial infarction with angiographically normal coronary arteries is a life-threatening event with many open questions for physicians and patients.
  • One to 12% of individuals with myocardial infarction who undergo coronary angiography are found to have angiographically normal coronary arteries.

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