Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Examination by means of a fluoroscope.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine examination using a fluoroscope

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

  • noun examination of body structures using a fluoroscope

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Examples

  • 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

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

    Upper GI with Small Bowel Series

  • 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.

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  • 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

  • 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.

    Arthrogram

  • 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.

    Barium Swallow

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

    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)

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