Translumbar aortography - definition of translumbar aortography by The Free Dictionary
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Examination of the aorta using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance.
a·or′to·graph′ic (-tə-grăf′ĭk) adj.
, pl -phies
an X-ray examination of the aorta
n. aortografía, técnica empleada con rayos-x para ver el contorno de la aorta.
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Translumbar aortography was extensively used as a diagnostic procedure until the 80's.
Computed tomography in the detection of retroperitoneal hemorrhage after translumbar aortography. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1978;131:831-3.
Salgo was not informed of the possibility of paralysis after a translumbar aortography
. This judicial decision compelled the use of informed consent for medical treatment in the United States.