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fluoroscopy

 [floo͡″ros´kah-pe]
examination by means of the fluoroscope.

fluor·os·co·py

(flōr-os'kŏ-pē),
Examination of the tissues and deep structures of the body by x-ray, using the fluoroscope or its successor, video fluoroscopy (q.v.).

fluoroscopy

(flo͝o-rŏs′kə-pē, flô-, flō-)
n. pl. fluorosco·pies
Examination by means of a fluoroscope.

fluo·ros′co·pist n.

fluoroscopy

Imaging 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.

fluor·os·co·py

(flōr-os'kŏ-pē)
Examination of the tissues and deep structures of the body by x-ray, using a fluoroscope.

Fluoroscopic (fluoroscopy)

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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To sum up, the fluoroscopy market in Western Europe is witnessing a technology and design disruption with improvements in multipurpose R/F systems; the rising adoption of such systems from private healthcare facilities, which are now aware of the potential in multipurpose R/F systems for lowering costs, consolidating space, and improving workflow; and in the commercialization of disruptive technologies, such as real-time R/F.
Mean fluoroscopy time (FT) was 4.18 +- 4.13 minutes for coronary angiographic procedures and 9.61 +- 6.07 minutes for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures.
Another disadvantage of using CT during vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty compared to fluoroscopy is that the fluoroscopy can not show live the cement filling or the leak into the paraspinal or spinal canal.
Which is the preferred modality of renal access for a trainee urologist: ultrasonography or fluoroscopy? Results of a prospective randomized trial.
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The advent of fluoroscopy and ultrasound has markedly improved the successful rates of caudal epidural injection.
Patients who underwent urological procedures requiring fluoroscopy between July 1, 2013 and July 31, 2014 at The Ottawa General Hospital were included.
The global Fluoroscopy and C-Arms market has been segmented by Product Type into C - Arms and Fluoroscopy Devices; by End User into Hospitals, Diagnostic Centers, and Specialty Clinics; and by Region into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East and Africa.
The estimate for use of the screening suite was R2 056 per patient, fluoroscopy was R259 per 30 minute session, and contrast cost R270 per 300 ml.
The direct-vision approach allows for the majority of patients to be stented at a regional level and selects out those for whom fluoroscopy would be necessary.
The laboratory is equipped with a fluoroscopy system (AXIOM-Artis, Siemens Medical Systems, Erlangen, Germany) which uses automatic brightness control to select tube current, kilovoltage, and copper beam filtration.
These systems can enhance workflow and perform contrast exams using fluoroscopy that can be associated with a radiography image, in addition to specialized contrast procedures that record both fluoroscopy and radiography sequences and interventional procedures.