angiocardiography

angiocardiography
noun Date: 1938 the radiographic visualization of the heart and its blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque substanceangiocardiographic adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • angiocardiography — [an΄jē ō kär΄dē äg′rə fē] n. the making of X ray pictures of the heart and its blood vessels after injecting a radiopaque substance angiocardiographic adj …   English World dictionary

  • angiocardiography — angiocardiographic /an jee oh kahr dee euh graf ik/, adj. /an jee oh kahr dee og reuh fee/, n., pl. angiocardiographies. x ray examination of the heart and its blood vessels following intravenous injection of radiopaque fluid; coronary… …   Universalium

  • angiocardiography — X ray imaging of the heart and great vessels made visible by injection of a radiopaque solution. See coronary angiography. SYN: cardioangiography. [angio + G. kardia, heart, + grapho, to write] exercise radionuclide a …   Medical dictionary

  • angiocardiography — n. X ray of the heart and blood vessels using a radioactive substance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • angiocardiography — an·gi·o·car·di·og·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • angiocardiography — an•gi•o•car•di•og•ra•phy [[t]ˌæn dʒi oʊˌkɑr diˈɒg rə fi[/t]] n. pl. phies med x ray examination of the heart and its blood vessels following intravenous injection of radiopaque fluid • Etymology: 1935–40 an gi•o•car di•o•graph′ic əˈgræf ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

  • angiocardiography — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( es) Etymology: angi + cardiography : the roentgenographic visualization of the heart and its blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque substance …   Useful english dictionary

  • radionuclide angiocardiography — angiocardiography in which the contrast material is a radionuclide, usually a compound of technetium Tc 99m such as Tc 99m pyrophosphate or Tc 99m–labeled red blood cells, and images are obtained using a gamma camera …   Medical dictionary

  • equilibrium radionuclide angiocardiography — radionuclide angiocardiography in which images are taken at specific phases of the cardiac cycle over a series of several hundred cycles. Timing of image recording is set, or gated, by the occurrence of specific electrocardiographic waveforms,… …   Medical dictionary

  • first pass radionuclide angiocardiography — radionuclide angiocardiography in which a rapid sequence of images is taken immediately after administration of a bolus of radionuclide, recording only the initial transit of the isotope through the central circulation …   Medical dictionary

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