intravenous fluorescein angiography


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INTRAVENOUS FLUORESCEIN ANGIOGRAM

intravenous fluorescein angiography

Abbreviation: IVFA
The optimal diagnostic test to evaluate the vascular status of the retina and choroid. Fluorescein dye is injected into an arm vein and sequential photographs are taken of the fundus as the dye circulates at different time intervals.
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See also: angiography
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