arthrography


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ar·throg·ra·phy

 (är-thrŏg′rə-fē)
n.
Examination of the interior of a joint using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance.

ar′thro·gram′ (är′thrə-grăm′) n.
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arthrography

(ɑːˈθrɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Medicine) the X-ray examination of a joint after injection of a contrast medium into the joint space
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arthrography

the branch of anatomy dealing with the description of the joints.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arthrography - roentgenographic examination of a joint after injection of radiopaque contrast mediumarthrography - roentgenographic examination of a joint after injection of radiopaque contrast medium; produces an arthrogram
roentgenography, X-ray photography - radiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram
arteriography - roentgenographic examination of arteries
venography - roentgenographic examination of veins
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Translations

ar·throg·ra·phy

n. artrografía, radiografía de una articulación por medio de un tinte opaco.
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arthrography

n artrografía (técnica)
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References in periodicals archive ?
Arthrography can also be utilized to visualize a retracted or folded UCL either directly by joint distension or indirectly via extravasation of contrast or visualization of the heads of the adductor pollicis.
[5] Arthrography is accurate in detection of full thickness tears but is inaccurate in the assessment of tear size and it cannot detect bursal surface partial thickness tears.
(2) For MR arthrography, multiplanar small-FOV images with T1- and T2-weighting, both with fat suppression, help to delineate fluid- or contrast-filled clefts in the labrum or cartilage and paralabral cysts.
Accuracy of MRI, MR arthrography, and ultrasound in the diagnosis of rotator cuff tears: A meta-analysis.
Studies on the cervical facet joints using arthrography of the cervical facet joint.
Although direct radiography, the main imaging method for imaging the skeletal system, arthrography, computerized tomography (CT), and CT arthrography are the methods used in cartilage imaging, none of these techniques can show the cartilage directly.
Kukkonen et al in year 2014,12 it was suggested that at one-year follow-up, operative treatment is no better than conservative treatment with regard to non-traumatic supraspinatus tears, and conservative treatment should be considered as primary method of treatment for this condition.12 In a systematic review and meta analysis done by J S Roy et al in year 2015, diagnostic ultrasound was considered as best option in detecting rotator cuff tear instead of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Magnetic Resonance Arthrography (MRA).13 Study also focused on the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound in diagnosing physical change and healing effects in the supraspinatus tendon after low level laser therapy and recommended exercise.
Noninvasive imaging of articular cartilage defects can be performed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) [186-188] or computed tomography arthrography (CTA) [185, 189, 190].
Arthrography may also be considered in making the diagnosis.
Chandnani et al., "Detection and staging of chondromalacia patellae: relative efficacies of conventional MR imaging, MR arthrography, and CT arthrography," American Journal of Roentgenology, vol.

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