translumbar aortography


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trans·lum·bar a·or·tog·ra·phy

early method of aortography by injection into the abdominal aorta through a needle just below the twelfth rib and four fingerbreadths to the left of the spinous process of the vertebra.

translumbar aortography

Aortography by injection of a contrast medium into the abdominal aorta through a needle inserted into the lumbar area near the level of the 12th rib.
See also: aortography
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