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an·gi·og·ra·phy

 (ăn′jē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
Radiographic visualization of the blood vessels following the injection of a radiopaque substance.

an′gi·o·graph′ic (-ə-grăf′ĭk) adj.

angiography

(ˌændʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Medicine) a method of obtaining an X-ray of blood vessels by injecting into them a substance, such as one containing iodine, that shows up as opaque on an X-ray picture

an•gi•og•ra•phy

(ˌæn dʒiˈɒg rə fi)

n., pl. -phies.
1. x-ray examination of blood vessels or lymphatics following injection of a radiopaque substance.
[< French angiographie (1933); see angio-, -graphy]
an`gi•o•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.

angiography

the scientific description of blood vessels. — angiographic, angiographical, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels

angiography

A diagnostic method of viewing the blood vessels after injecting a substance that is opaque to X-rays.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angiography - roentgenographic examination of blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast mediumangiography - roentgenographic examination of blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces an angiogram
roentgenography, X-ray photography - radiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram
lymphangiography, lymphography - roentgenographic examination of lymph nodes and lymph vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces a lymphangiogram
Translations
angiografie

angiography

n (Med) → Angiographie f

an·gi·og·ra·phy

n. angiografía, proceso de obtener una radiografía de los vasos sanguíneos haciendo resaltar su contorno.

angiography

n angiografía, arteriografía (técnica); computed tomographic — angiografía por tomografía computarizada
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6,7) Conditions such as aortic coarctation and Marfan's syndrome may require aortic angiography.
Aortic angiography was performed to confirm the diagnoses and to reevaluate the endovascular approaches.
2) Steep left anterior oblique view is usually used during aortic angiography to identify abnormalities in the aortic arch and proximal descending aorta.