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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.
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fluoroscopy

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

an examination by means of a screen coated with a fluorescent substance responsive to radiation from x rays. — fluoroscopic, adj.
See also: Radiation
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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
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Translations

fluor·os·co·py

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

n (pl -pies) fluoroscopia
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(2) In general, we also now perform fewer fluoroscopic procedures. We no longer need to go to the file room to retrieve film jackets.
The FluoroSight ONE is the only fully digital R/F system on the market today that has the ability to perform all diagnostic radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures using only one flat panel detector (FPD) and one x-ray tube; no ceiling suspension, bucky stand or second flat-panel detector is required in order to perform routine radiographic exams.
This new initiative will help radiology providers deliver quality patient care and optimize radiation dose and image quality during fluoroscopic procedures, said Richard Morin, PhD, co-chair and American College of Radiology (ACR) representative to Image Wisely.
Measurements of the ionising radiation doses in a specific theatre were taken to verify that radiation falling on the surgeon during fluoroscopic procedures was within ICRP safety limits.
Just this week of May 3, the Iowa Society of Anesthesiologists (ISA) requested a "Concise Statement" from the Iowa Board of Health (IBOH) regarding the adoption of ARC 8161B, 641 Iowa Administrative Code 41.1(5)(n) regarding the use of fluoroscopy and clarification that advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs) were included in the list of licensed health care professionals who may supervise the performance of fluoroscopic procedures. The statement provides the analysis and data for the Board of Health to base their decision.
It was recognized that changes in fluoroscopic procedures due to the new training program are not the only potential cause for a reduction in staff doses.
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 X-drape[TM] Sterilized Disposable Surgical Drape is designed to address the occupational hazard to physicians and hospital staff of high-level scattered radiation emanating from the patient's body during fluoroscopic procedures. The drape can be placed within the sterile field over the patient's body and will absorb the radiation scattered from the patient.
There have been sentinel events documenting extremely high doses of radiation during single fluoroscopic procedures.
Vano and Gonzalez studied radiation injuries from interventional fluoroscopic procedures. (4) Their study outlined possible root causes of radiation injuries from fluoroscopic procedures, including misuse, system faults and nonoptimized operational protocols.