scout film

scout film

a radiograph exposed before contrast medium is given, such as the preliminary film for an angiogram, urogram, or barium contrast gastrointestinal examination.
Synonym(s): scout radiograph

scout film

a preliminary radiographic film or image made before the administration of contrast material. Also called scout image.

scout film

A preliminary film taken of a body region before a definitive imaging study—e.g., a scout film of the chest before a CT. “Scouts” serve to establish a baseline and may be used before performing angiography, CT, or MRI.

scout film

Imaging A preliminary film taken of a body region before a definitive imaging study–eg, an SF of the chest before a CT; 'scouts' serve to establish a baseline and are used before angiography, CT, MRI

scout film

(skowt film)
A radiograph exposed before contrast medium is given, such as the preliminary film for an angiogram, urogram, or barium-contrast gastrointestinal examination.
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1: Computed tomography scout film showing a fragment of stent left at the right renal pelvis and an indwelling left ureteral stent.
4: Computed tomography scout film showing a fragmented ureteral stent point of fracture at the distal bladder end.
8: Computed tomography scout film showing bilateral fractured stent; a piece of retained right ureteral stent on the right pelvis and a retained segment of left ureteral stent with a missing bladder end.
Ned immediately said, 'We''ve been robbed here', and when you saw the scout film you realised Minstrella had been completely taken out.
A Scout Film representative has said that a script has now been sent to the culture ministry.
Lebovic also performed a preliminary scout film, or x-ray, which showed no foreign objects in the patient's uterus.
This blinded study compared plain anterior/posterior pelvic radiographs plus two-dimensional CT scans with digital scout film plus holograms made from CT sections on 25 patients.
The clinicians found that "the combination of digital scout film and holograms resulted in a more precise diagnosis and provided more information as to the location and extent of fracture lines in injury than did the more traditional group of data.
For example, producers could scout film locations, identify and license sound effects and video clips, view "dailies," and edit footage on a team basis at several locations.
Some of the scout films were traced to Amsterdam where they were in the hands of a notorious paedophile who is wanted for child sex offences in the UK.