Definition of venography in English:

Share this entry

venography

Pronunciation: /vɪˈnɒɡrəfi/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Radiography of a vein after injection of a radiopaque fluid.
Example sentences
  • The diagnosis can be confirmed by investigations such as MRI scans, Doppler ultrasonography, and venography.
  • All patients underwent bilateral lower extremity venography after finishing their prophylaxis regimen.
  • In 116 patients undergoing both CT venography and lower extremity ultrasound, Cham and colleagues found concordant results in 93% of cases.

Derivatives

venographic

Pronunciation: /ˌviːnə(ʊ)ˈɡrafɪk/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Zettel knew his injury was caused by an extravasation which occurred during the venographic procedure.
  • Second, the venographic findings to which ultrasound is compared vary among investigators.

venographically

adverb
Example sentences
  • Furthermore, no venographically confirmed DVT was found in patients with a normal D-dimer concentration.
  • All patients were followed-up clinically and venographically for a one year period.
  • Clinical signs and symptoms were found to be unreliable in 41.4% of the cases that had venographically proven thrombi.

Origin

1930s: from Latin vena 'vein' + -graphy.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ven|og¦raphy

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.