diskography


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diskography

 [dis-kog´rah-fe]
radiography of the vertebral column after injection of radiopaque material into an intervertebral disk.

diskography

/dis·kog·ra·phy/ (dis-kog´rah-fe) radiography of the vertebral column after injection of radiopaque material into an intervertebral disk.

diskography

[diskog′rəfē]
the radiographic examination of individual intervertebral disks after introduction of a radiopaque contrast medium into the center of the disk. It is used in the investigation of ruptured disks but has largely been replaced by MRI and CT myelography.

diskography

radiography of the vertebral column after injection of radiopaque material into an intervertebral disk.
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Using MMPI assessment before diskography obviates possible subjective responses or hysterical reaction to disk space injection, similar to using control levels in the procedure.
23] Flexiorn/extension findings were correlated with diskography and facet injection results, and CT findings were reviewed with emphasis on facet degeneration and foraminal anatomy.
36] This high rate of abnormal findings, with high sensitivity and lack of specificity, has called into question the diagnostic efficacy of diskography.