echolucent

echolucent

 [ek″o-loo´sent]
permitting the passage of ultrasonic waves without giving rise to echoes, the representative areas appearing black on the sonogram.

echolucent

/echo·lu·cent/ (-loo´sint) permitting the passage of ultrasonic waves without echoes, the representative areas appearing black on the sonogram.

echolucent

permitting the passage of ultrasonic waves without giving rise to echoes, the representative areas appearing black on the sonogram.
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Fibrinogen predicts ischaemic stroke and advanced atherosclerosis but not echolucent, ruptureprone carotid plaques: the Copenhagen City Heart Study.
Highly chlorinated PCBs (congeners 194, 206, and 209) were associated with an echolucent IM-GSM.
Although the mass has relatively homogeneous structure some parts of mass has increased echogenicity, some parts of mass has echolucent area, which were concordant with calcification and hemorrhage, respectively.
The focal necrotic lesions become echolucent and with time collapse.
The aneurysmally dilated vein presents as a large, echolucent structure in the region of the vein of Galen.
The most echolucent component-blood--is assigned a value of zero, while adventitia is assigned a GSM value of 185195.
B-mode standardized orbital ultrasonography (SOU) demonstrated a large echolucent space that was encompassed by an echodense area, representing an abscess between the medial rectus muscle and the defective lamina papyracea (figure 2).
The sonogram is analyzed to see if there are any breaks in the echolucent line of the myometrium, which is "quite thin--even frighteningly thin," Dr.
The structure could not be visualized; however, an echolucent area was noted in the anterior outlet ventricular septum just below the aortic valve, extending toward the pulmonary artery just superior to the pulmonary annulus (Figure 1, a and b).
The rotating transducer can be freely moved inside an echolucent sheath at the distal tip of the IVUS catheter (2).
Positive remodeling, larger plaque areas, and echolucent plaques may be associated with unstable angina, whereas negative remodeling and smaller plaque areas may be associated with stable angina.