duodenography


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Related to duodenography: duodenectomy, epididymography

duodenography

 [doo″o-dĕ-nog´rah-fe]
radiography of the duodenum.

duodenography

[do̅o̅′ədənog′rəfē]
Etymology: L, duodeni, 12 fingers; Gk, graphein, to record
the radiographic examination of the duodenum and pancreas. It usually requires drug-induced paralysis of the duodenum to prevent peristaltic activity, use of a double-contrast medium, and maximum distension with the contrast medium so that the duodenum presses against and outlines the head of the pancreas. Also called hypotonic duodenography.

duodenography

(dū″ō-dē-nŏg′ră-fē) [″ + Gr. graphein, to write]
Radiographic examination of the duodenum.

hypotonic duodenography

Radiographic examination of the duodenum after medication has been administered to halt the peristaltic action of the gastrointestinal tract.

duodenography

radiography of the duodenum.