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radiography of the vertebral column after injection of radiopaque material into an intervertebral disk.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Historically, radiographic demonstration of intervertebral disk by injection of contrast media into the nucleus pulposus.
[disco- + G. graphō, to write]
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, discography (dis-kog′ră-fē) [ disk + -graphy]
Use of a contrast medium injected into an intervertebral disk so that it can be examined radiographically.


Diskography may increase the risk of disk degeneration and herniation.
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Application of needle and similar materials, which are used during IDET and such intradiscal treatments, into disc space has infection risk.5 However, although development of spondylodiscitis has been reported after other intradiscal techniques especially diagnostic discography, infection associated with IDET has not been specified.8 A number of specialists apply intradiscal and/or intravenous antibiotics prophylactically during IDET.
A total of 41 eligible patients were identified to undergo provocative discography. Twenty-five patients with concordant pain were enrolled; however, two of these were lost to follow-up for no identifiable reason.
Appendices offer information on field recordings; piano rolls; films; recordings from Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean; and a consolidated list of the CD sources cited in the body of the discography. Indices enable the locating of particular titles, artists, and labels.
To celebrate this jubilee his discography will be introduced to the public," Oratert reported.
DPMG International discography of new music releases includes "Right Now" by Divine Talent, "Bizness" by Knowledge, "I Love You feat Nicole" by New KIdd and "Want It All" by DMajor Beatz.
The book offers a discography of the 10-inch and 12-inch popular catalog of the record label American Zonophone, 1904-1912.
18 out of 40 patients were dropped out of the study in the period before the provocative discography because of improvement in low back pain (LBP) or refusal of ISI treatment.
Many women composers wrote operas, so a detailed timeline of these works is also included, as is a bibliography and a discography.
Add a specially commissioned band history and definitive discography and you have an outstanding winner!
There's also the 'Catalography', a new fullcolour discography of John's solo catalogue with an exclusive essay,newly restored album adverts and John's hand written notes to Double Fantasy and Milk And Honey.
A maximum of two awards is presented annually in each category--one for best history and one for best discography. Certificates of Merit are presented to runners-up for works of exceptionally high quality.