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Related to fluoroscopy: digital fluoroscopy
examination by means of the fluoroscope.
Examination of the tissues and deep structures of the body by x-ray, using the fluoroscope or its successor, video fluoroscopy (q.v.).
fluoroscopy/flu·o·ros·co·py/ (fldbobr-ros´kah-pe) examination by means of the fluoroscope.
fluoroscopy(flo͝o-rŏs′kə-pē, flô-, flō-)
n. pl. fluorosco·pies
Examination by means of a fluoroscope.
the visual examination of a part of the body or the function of an organ with a fluoroscope. The technique offers continuous imaging of the motion of internal structures and immediate serial images. It is invaluable in many clinical procedures, such as intrauterine fetal transfusion and cardiac catheterization.
fluoroscopyImaging An x-ray imaging technique used to evaluate moving pulmonary and cardiac structures, and help in needle localization of masses being biopsied Cons Fluoroscopy exposed Pts to more radiation than a standard film; small lesions can be overlooked, there is no permanent record. Cf Computed tomography.
Examination of the tissues and deep structures of the body by x-ray, using a fluoroscope.
An x-ray procedure that produces immediate images and motion on a screen. The images look like those seen at airport baggage security stations.
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examination by means of the fluoroscope, a fluoroscopic screen set up to produce a visual image.