from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Examination by means of a fluoroscope.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. examination using a fluoroscope

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Examination of an object, as the human body, by exposing it to the X rays and observing the shadow cast upon a fluorescent screen; cryptoscopy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of using the fluoroscope or of examining by means of a fluorescent screen, the shadows of bodies exposed to X-rays.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. examination of body structures using a fluoroscope


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  • The study also shows that the X-ray-guided form of spinal tap, called fluoroscopy-guided lumbar puncture, causes a doubling in risk of bleeding for patients older than - latest science and technology news stories

  • More than 40 procedures have been performed in St. John's new hybrid room, which has a robotic surgery system and cutting-edge fluoroscopy machine that allows doctors to immediately view X-ray pictures taken of structures inside the body during an operation.

    Hybrid operating rooms pull double duty at hospitals

  • Please be sure to read our general information about fluoroscopy before exploring the details about this procedure.

    Upper GI with Small Bowel Series

  • With live X-ray (fluoroscopy) for guidance, a doctor will numb the skin around the joint, then place a small needle into the joint and inject a small amount of X-ray dye to confirm that the needle is in the proper place.


  • The exam is obtained by the use of fluoroscopy and a contrast agent taken by mouth.

    Upper GI with Small Bowel Series

  • A VCUG is obtained by the use of fluoroscopy and a contrast agent introduced through a catheter in the bladder.

    VCUG (Voiding Cysto-Urethrogram)

  • This procedure occurs in Interventional Radiology because these joints are difficult to locate, and the doctor must use ultrasound, live X-ray (fluoroscopy) or CT scan for guidance.

    Therapeutic Joint Injections

  • This exam is obtained through the use of fluoroscopy and a contrast agent, taken by mouth.

    Barium Swallow

  • Please read our general information about fluoroscopy before going to any of the specific procedure pages listed below.

    Preparing for Your Child's Procedure

  • The first year fellows progress through all major modalities including plain radiography, fluoroscopy, cross sectional body imaging including computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound (US), neuroradiology, nuclear medicine, interventional radiology and cardiovascular imaging (CVI) under full-time staff supervision.

    Pediatric Radiology Fellowship


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