diagnostic procedure

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Noun1.diagnostic procedure - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
medical diagnosis - identification of a disease from its symptoms
prenatal diagnosis - any of the diagnostic procedures used to determine whether a fetus has a genetic abnormality
cardiography, electrocardiography - diagnostic procedure consisting of recording the activity of the heart electronically with a cardiograph (and producing a cardiogram)
echocardiography - a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study to structure and motions of the heart
echoencephalography - a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study the anatomy of the brain
auscultation - listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
roentgenography, X-ray photography - radiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram
electromyography - diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders with the use of an electromyograph
mammography - a diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays
thermography - diagnostic technique using a thermograph to record the heat produced by different parts of the body; used to study blood flow and to detect tumors
procedure, process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
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Asian countries are expected to show a growing trend in diagnostic sector because of increasing diagnostic procedure demand and rise in medical device industry.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR1) is a medical diagnostic procedure which requires a patient to be placed supine into the cylindrical bore of a powerful magnet for approximately one hour.
In an increasingly popular diagnostic procedure for breast cancer and melanoma patients, surgeons remove sentinel nodes in search of cancer cells.
In summary, this handbook is an excellent resource for those who want a quick, concise summary of a particular laboratory test or diagnostic procedure.
Pelvic ultra-sonography has been enthusiastically received by patients and investigators alike as a possible first-line, primary care-based diagnostic procedure [1].
Rather than being scheduled for a more definitive diagnostic procedure, she was scheduled for a second bronchoscopy, which was performed June 17.
NIST scientists are helping to improve SEM performance with an objective diagnostic procedure to ensure data fidelity by looking at the sharpness measurements.
Scratch testing is no longer a recommended diagnostic procedure because it has been found to be insensitive and not reproducible, particularly in comparison with prick testing.
They will be divided in 2 completely separated parts, 1 part is envisaged for samples before the beginning of the diagnostic procedure and the other for disposal of carcases, after the diagnostic procedure until their transport to the rendering plant.
1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health today announced the launch of its new line of standard diagnostic procedure trays designed to help increase efficiencies and minimize waste in acute drainage, biopsy and basic diagnostic procedures.
Scratch testing is insensitive, painful, not reproducible, and no longer a recommended diagnostic procedure.
We use it every day as part of our diagnostic procedure.

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