catheter angiography


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catheter angiography

Angiography performed after a small tube is placed in a blood vessel and a contrast medium is injected to outline the internal structure of the blood vessel.
See also: angiography
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Carotid catheter angiography demonstrated the typical splaying of the carotid vessels (lyre sign) (figure 2, B).
Conventional catheter angiography remains superior to MR in delineating specific arterial supply and venous drainage of the AVM, but MR is more accurate than CT or angiography in determining nidus size and degree of nidus obliteration post embolotherapy.
The patient was taken directly to the radiology suite for selective catheter angiography of the left external and internal carotid arteries.
The role of catheter angiography in the acute trauma setting has shifted over the past 15 years, with the concomitant advances in computed tomography (CT) angiography for diagnosis, and development of microcatheters and embolic agents for therapy.
The Cleveland Clinic recently announced the results of "Coronary Assessment by Computed Tomographic Scanning & Catheter Angiography (CATSCAN): A Multi-Center Trial(1)," which found that 37 percent of patients evaluated who presented coronary disease symptoms could have avoided catheterization through a CT angiography.
Groups of 13 diagnostic catheter angiography and ventriculography.
Catheter angiography (using multiple projections, high-resolution subtracted images, and rapid filming techniques) has long been the gold standard for aneurysm diagnosis.
In the evaluation of vascular injuries, catheter angiography has been the gold standard imaging modality.
In the published studies, results derived from 64-slice CT were compared to traditional invasive catheter angiography and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS).