craniocaudal

craniocaudal

(krā″nē-ō-kawd′ăl) [″ + L. cauda, tail]
Direction from head to foot.

craniocaudal

the direction of entry of the x-ray beam. The beam enters at the cranial end of the part being examined and exits at the caudal end.

craniocaudal view
in a system of nomenclature of radiographic positioning used in animals, means the path that the beam takes from the x-ray tube to the film, passing from the head end of the animal towards its tail.
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Mammography was performed in two mediolateral and craniocaudal views of each breast for these cases.
The omphalocele appears during this period, as the lateral and craniocaudal abdominal folds normally close in utero at 5 weeks of gestation (Bauman et al.
Nearly 1 hour after intravenous injection of 555 MBq of F-18 FDG, the patients underwent whole-body PET scanning from the skull base to the upper thighs after 6 hours of fasting, and nearly 1 hour after all body CT scanning performed in the craniocaudal direction.
The active tip length of the electrodes was adjusted by selective insulation (up to a length of 15 mm) determining the craniocaudal extension of the ablation zone.
Radiographic evaluations were performed in the mid-lateral and craniocaudal radiographic projections of both radii immediately before and after the operation, and at 15, 30, 45, 60, 75, and 90 days after surgery.
During the first phase, 60 mg of 1% lidocaine were infiltrated into the skin and the subcutaneous tissue at the level of C1-C2 under fluoroscopy with a posterior-anterior approach, making a 1 cm craniocaudal incision at this level on the midline using the St Jude Medical[TM] implant kit.
An insufficient view of the surgical site, anterior commissure involvement in the craniocaudal direction (T2), invasion of the posterior paraglottic space with arytenoid fixation, massive infiltration of the pre-epiglottic space, and the presence of minor thyroid cartilage erosion (T3) are the most controversial situations with regard to the use of TLM in glottic and supraglottic cancers (24).
Para la evaluacion sistemica y estadificacion tumoral se realizo hemograma, perfil bioquimico (creatinina, alanina aminotransferasa [ALT], fosfatasa alcalina), urianalisis e imagenes (radiografia toracica en tres angulos, radiografia laterolateral y craniocaudal del miembro afectadoy ecografia abdominal).
The added information gained from routine mediolateral obilque and craniocaudal views often obviates the need for spot compression and other diagnostic views.