scintigraphy

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scin·ti·graph

 (sĭn′tĭ-grăf′)
n.
1. A device for producing a scintigram; a scintiscanner.

scin′ti·graph′ic adj.
scin′ti·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
scin·tig′ra·phy (sĭn-tĭg′rə-fē) n.

scintigraphy

(ˌsɪnˈtɪɡrəfɪ)
n
(Medicine) med a diagnostic technique using a radioactive tracer and scintillation counter for producing pictures (scintigrams) of internal parts of the body
[C20: from scinti(llation) + -graphy]

scin•tig•ra•phy

(sɪnˈtɪg rə fi)

n.
the production of a record of the intensity and distribution of radioactivity in tissues after administration of a radioactive tracer.
[1955–60; scinti (llation) + -graphy]
Translations

scin·tig·ra·phy

n. escintigrafía, técnica de diagnóstico que emplea radioisótopos para obtener una imagen bidimensional de la distribución de un radiofármaco en un área designada del cuerpo.
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Patients who tested positive were asked to undergo exercise thallium scintigraphy or a coronary CT scan.
A total of 33 patients underwent exercise thallium scintigraphy, with abnormal results in eight (24%).