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Examination of the heart and associated blood vessels using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance.

an′gi·o·car′di·o·graph′ic (-ə-grăf′ĭk) adj.
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(ˌæn dʒi oʊˌkɑr diˈɒg rə fi)

n., pl. -phies.
x-ray examination of the heart and its blood vessels following intravenous injection of radiopaque fluid.
an`gi•o•car`di•o•graph′ic (-əˈgræf ɪk) adj.
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n. angiocardiografía, visión radiográfica de las aurículas y los ventrículos del corazón.
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[9], studying RV function with the more accurate and quantitative method of ECG-gated radionuclide angiocardiography, were able to demonstrate, in a carefully selected group of patients with the indeterminate form of disease, a reduction in RVEF despite the presence of preserved LVEF.
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