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fluo·ros·co·py

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

fluo·ros′co·pist n.

fluoroscopy

(flʊəˈrɒskəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) examination of a person or object by means of a fluoroscope

fluo·ros·co·py

(flo͝o-rŏs′kə-pē)
A technique for viewing internal organs in which a continuous series of x-rays is taken, and the images are processed by a computer before being projected onto a display screen. Fluoroscopy makes it possible to see moving images of the body system being examined.

fluoroscopy

an examination by means of a screen coated with a fluorescent substance responsive to radiation from x rays. — fluoroscopic, adj.
See also: Radiation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluoroscopy - examination of body structures using a fluoroscope
radioscopy, radiology - (radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation
Translations

fluor·os·co·py

n. fluoroscopía, uso del fluoroscopio para examinar los tejidos y otras estructuras internas del cuerpo.

fluoroscopy

n (pl -pies) fluoroscopia
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With fluoroscopic procedure volumes declining, hospitals need to purchase capital equipment that are multi-purpose, able to be utilized 100% of the time, and provide excellent total cost of ownership.
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The survey found radiology departments had a relatively flat average annual fluoroscopic procedure volume of 2,710 procedures per fixed lab from 1997 to 1998.
The system shall handle all fluoroscopic procedures as well as delivering standard digital X-ray procedures with similar quality as dedicated digital X-ray systems already available at the 2 sites.
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Nader, who was certified and licensed by the state to conduct X-rays and fluoroscopic procedures, was assigned to conduct the X-ray study.
The Iowa Board of Nursing has adopted a rule determining that the supervision of fluoroscopic procedures is within the scope of practice of the ARNP, outlining requirements for educational content that must be completed for the ARNP to utilize fluoroscopy, effective August 5, 2009.