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fluoroscopy

 [floo͡″ros´kah-pe]
examination by means of the fluoroscope.

fluor·os·co·py

(flōr-os'kŏ-pē),
Examination of the tissues and deep structures of the body by x-ray, using the fluoroscope or its successor, video fluoroscopy (q.v.).

fluoroscopy

/flu·o·ros·co·py/ (fldbobr-ros´kah-pe) examination by means of the fluoroscope.

fluoroscopy

(flo͝o-rŏs′kə-pē, flô-, flō-)
n. pl. fluorosco·pies
Examination by means of a fluoroscope.

fluo·ros′co·pist n.

fluoroscopy

[floo͡ros′kəpē]
the visual examination of a part of the body or the function of an organ with a fluoroscope. The technique offers continuous imaging of the motion of internal structures and immediate serial images. It is invaluable in many clinical procedures, such as intrauterine fetal transfusion and cardiac catheterization.

fluoroscopy

Imaging An x-ray imaging technique used to evaluate moving pulmonary and cardiac structures, and help in needle localization of masses being biopsied Cons Fluoroscopy exposed Pts to more radiation than a standard film; small lesions can be overlooked, there is no permanent record. Cf Computed tomography.

fluor·os·co·py

(flōr-os'kŏ-pē)
Examination of the tissues and deep structures of the body by x-ray, using a fluoroscope.

Fluoroscopic (fluoroscopy)

An x-ray procedure that produces immediate images and motion on a screen. The images look like those seen at airport baggage security stations.

fluoroscopy

examination by means of the fluoroscope, a fluoroscopic screen set up to produce a visual image.
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A number of technologies are available to record images created during fluoroscopic procedures.
Conventional films can be obtained during fluoroscopic procedures by exposing a screen-film cassette during fluoroscopic viewing.
Radiation safety during fluoroscopic procedures depends on an extensive network of people working together as a team, said Greg Morrison, MA, RT (R), American Society of Radiologic Technologist (ASRT) representative to Image Wisely.
This has placed the radiologic technologist in the position of being the on-site expert, with technologists assuming an additional responsibility for ensuring that the fluoroscopic procedures are performed in a safe manner.