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- noun A photograph made with x-rays.
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- noun An
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- noun a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis
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Electrocardiogram showed sinus tachycardia and a chest roentgenogram was normal.
_Lung-mapping_ by a roentgenogram taken promptly after the bronchoscopic insufflation of bismuth subnitrate powder or the injection of a suspension of bismuth in liquid petrolatum is advisable in most cases of pulmonary abscess before beginning any kind of treatment.
These folds are sometimes demonstrable in the roentgenogram by the bismuth or barium in the creases between which the prominence of the folds show as islands as beautifully demonstrated by David R. Bowen in one of the author's cases.
-- Traction diverticulum of the esophagus rendered visible in the roentgenogram by a swallowed opaque mixture.
For example, a straight pin may be so placed in the larynx that only a portion of its shaft will be visible, the roentgenogram will tell where the head and point are located, and which of these will be the more readily disengaged.
A postoperative barium roentgenogram should be made in every case as a matter of record and to make certain the proper functioning of the esophagus.
A roentgenogram should always be made in the plane showing the widest spread of the pin.
The roentgenogram and the fluoroscopic study with an opaque mixture are the chief means of diagnosis.
The roentgenogram will give accurate information as to the position, and will thus allow a planning of the best method for removal of the foreign body.
After removal, the sac is disappointingly small as compared with its previous size in the roentgenogram, which shows it distended with opaque material.