angiography angiography

Definition(s):

  • (n) roentgenographic examination of blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces an angiogram

Usage(s):

  1. CT angiography, MRI, ultrasound and electrodiagnostics all pay comparably more and incur far less liability than giving medicines, doing procedures or performing most surgeries.
  2. One big advance has been in the use of computed tomography angiography.
  3. He questions whether angiography tells a surgeon all that he needs to know and feels that some conditions must be observed more thoroughly to be properly evaluated.

News

  1. Global Interventional Cardiology Devices Market - New Industry Research Report Published by Transparency Market Research

    According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Interventional Cardiology Devices Market (Bare Metal/Drug Eluting/Bio-absorbable Stents, PTCA Balloons, Scoring Balloons, Guidewires, Guiding Catheters, Angiography Catheters, IVUS, Balloon Inflation Devices) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global market for interventional ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Metabolic PET imaging provides earlier warning of coronary disease

    Coronary artery disease is one of the world's most prevalent and silent killers. Positron emission tomography, which images miniscule abnormalities in cellular metabolism, can tip off clinicians about cardiac disasters waiting to happen -- including sudden death from a heart attack -- better than standard angiography, researchers revealed at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "The results show that there is a high agreement concerning the therapeutical decision based on either CT angiography or DSA. Therefore, in my eyes, DSA can be replaced by CTA alone," said Dr. Meyer.
    on May 5, 2007 By: Bernhard Meyer Source: HULIQ (press release)

  2. "The fact of the matter is that wait times are coming down (in all the targeted areas except cancer surgery)," Mr. McGuinty told the legislature. "Angiography is coming down by 39 per cent; angioplasty, 17.9 per cent; cataract surgery is down...
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Dalton McGuinty Source: Ottawa Citizen (registration)

  3. "What Steve showed really elegantly using IVUS is that even people whose arteries look pretty good using standard angiography can have substantial amounts of plaque," says Daniel Rader of the University of Pennsylvania. "The notion that...
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Daniel Source: USA Today

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