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Radiology & nuclear

ch 20

roentgenology study of x-rays
nuclear medicine branch of medicine using radioactive substances to diagnose and treat
radiolucent substance that allows the passage of x-rays
radiopaque substance that absorbs x-rays
Contrast study X-ray study using a contrast media to better visualize organs
Upper GI series x-ray of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum after a patient ingests Barium
Lower GI series visualization of the large intestine following a barium enema
Angiography x-ray image of the heart’s blood vessels using iodine.
Arthrography x-ray image of joints using iodine
Cholangiography x-ray of the bile duct using iodine
Hysterosalpingography x-ray imaging of the uterus and fallopian tubes using iodine
Myelography x-ray imaging of the spinal cord using iodine
Pyelography x-ray of the kidneys using iodine
Sonogram record using sound waves
Echocardiogram using sound waves to visualize the heart and its valves
MRI the use of magnetic fields and radio waves to produce a 3-D image of the body
Radioisotope substance that releases high energy as it decays
PA x-ray from posterior to anterior
AP x-ray from anterior to posterior
Lat x-ray from the side
recumbent lying down
Created by: WSoukup