scout film

scout film

a radiograph exposed before contrast medium is given, such as the preliminary film for an angiogram, urogram, or barium contrast gastrointestinal examination.
Synonym(s): scout radiograph

scout film

A preliminary film taken of a body region before a definitive imaging study—e.g., a scout film of the chest before a CT. “Scouts” serve to establish a baseline and may be used before performing angiography, CT, or MRI.

scout film

Imaging A preliminary film taken of a body region before a definitive imaging study–eg, an SF of the chest before a CT; 'scouts' serve to establish a baseline and are used before angiography, CT, MRI

scout film

(skowt film)
A radiograph exposed before contrast medium is given, such as the preliminary film for an angiogram, urogram, or barium-contrast gastrointestinal examination.
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C: Scout film showed the bullet (arrow) to have migrated down into the fully covered metal biliary stent.
A: Scout film of the abdomen shows linear structure (arrow) in mid-abdomen.
1: Computed tomography scout film showing a fragment of stent left at the right renal pelvis and an indwelling left ureteral stent.
Ned immediately said, 'We''ve been robbed here', and when you saw the scout film you realised Minstrella had been completely taken out."
A Scout Film representative has said that a script has now been sent to the culture ministry.
Lebovic also performed a preliminary scout film, or x-ray, which showed no foreign objects in the patient's uterus.
Bulas, "CT scout films: don't forget to look!," Pediatric Radiology, vol.
WHEN Cinedigm's acquisitions VP Vincent Scordino and director of acquisitions Kirstin Harris went to scout films at SXSW, Harris came back and told their boss, Chris McGurk, about Short Term 12.
This recipe calls for a cooperative patient, 2 scout films, 100 cc of Onmipaque contrast medium, 2 radiographers, a gown and a blanket for a 30-minute to 45-minute timed intravenous pylogram (IVP) study.
As for the Hollywood crowd, many still view Hawaii as more of a playground than a place to scout films. Ironically, they tend to look to Cannes, Toronto and Sundance for Asian films.
Rivers and his wife--MFF's assistant director--each year attend the American Film Institute, Santa Barbara, and Sundance festivals to scout films and filmmakers and publicize their event.