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Related to fluoroscopy: digital fluoroscopy
examination by means of the fluoroscope.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Examination of the tissues and deep structures of the body by x-ray, using the fluoroscope or its successor, video fluoroscopy (q.v.).
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fluoroscopy(flo͝o-rŏs′kə-pē, flô-, flō-)
n. pl. fluorosco·pies
Examination by means of a fluoroscope.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Examination of the tissues and deep structures of the body by x-ray, using a fluoroscope.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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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