teleradiography


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teleradiography

 [tel″ĕ-ra″de-og´rah-fe]
1. a telehealth technique consisting of electronic transmission of radiographic images.
2. radiography with the radiation source about 2 meters from the subject, more nearly securing parallelism of the rays and minimizing distortion.
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tel·e·ra·di·og·ra·phy

(tel'ĕ-rā'dē-og'ră-fē),
Radiography with the x-ray tube positioned about 2 m from the film thereby securing practical parallelism of the x-rays to minimize geometric distortion; the standard configuration for chest radiography. Compare: air-gap technique.
Synonym(s): teleroentgenography
[G. tēle, distant, + radiography]
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tel·e·ra·di·og·ra·phy

(tel'ĕ-rā'dē-og'ră-fē)
Radiography with the x-ray tube positioned about 2 m from the film, thereby securing practical parallelism of the x-rays to minimize geometric distortion; the standard configuration for chest radiography.
Synonym(s): teleroentgenography.
[G. tēle, distant, + radiography]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tel·e·ra·di·og·ra·phy

(tel'ĕ-rā'dē-og'ră-fē)
Radiography with the x-ray tube positioned about 2 meters from the film, thereby securing practical parallelism of the x-rays to minimize geometric distortion; the standard configuration for chest radiography.
Synonym(s): teleroentgenography.
[G. tēle, distant, + radiography]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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A great example of this is teleradiography. If an exam is completed and there is no physician available to review it, the exam can be transferred electronically for review by a distant staff member.
The lateral teleradiography also demonstrated the mandibular canal enlargement, beginning in the retromolar trigone and affecting the mandibular ramus (Figure 2).
Teleradiography, on the other hand, can only afford sagittal and vertical evaluation of the anterior teeth.
There was an increased cardiothoracic ratio on teleradiography. In order to evaluate those cardiac findings, a transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) was performed.
Portable chest radiography techniques and teleradiography. Radiol Clin North Am.