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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or using a fluoroscope.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the fluoroscope or to fluoroscopy.


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  • The specialized equipment used in fluoroscopic procedures minimizes the amount of radiation the patient receives.


  • Most fluoroscopic exams require the patient to lie on the table.


  • This fluoroscopic study shows the basic anatomy and how the urinary system functions and drains.

    IVP (Intravenous Pyelogram)

  • A barium enema is a fluoroscopic procedure which evaluates a child's colon, which is also known as the large bowel or intestine.

    Barium Enema

  • Many safety measures are taken to limit the dose of radiation to the patient and other people who are in the fluoroscopic room during the exam.


  • Pediatric fluoroscopic settings that allow the radiologist and technologist to lower the radiation dose based on the size of the patient.


  • As a crowning touch, Jane would use her artistic talents to do a series of medical drawings demonstrating “simple sabotage of the digestive tract, tracing the course of the deadly splinters into and through the colon walls with fluoroscopic clarity.”

    A Covert Affair

  • A diagnostic test in which fluoroscopic (realt time, moving) pictures are take of the esophagus while a speech pathologist gives different food/liquid textures coated in barium.


  • After numbing gel is placed on the nose a small tube will be guided down the nose and into the jejunum (small bowel) using fluoroscopic (x-ray) guidance.

    Nasojejunal (NJ) Tube

  • Radiology — The fellow will spend two weeks on rotation in the Department of Radiology observing fluoroscopic procedures, ultrasound and interventional radiology techniques.

    Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship


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