scout film

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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.