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Chabner C 20

Medical specialty concerned with the study of x-rays Radiology
Medical specialty that studies the characteristics and uses of radioactive substances in the diagnosis of disease. Nuclear medicine
Physician who specializes in diagnostic radiology radiologist
Specializes in diagnostic nuclear medicine procedures nuclear medicine physician
obstructing the passage of x-rays Radiopaque
Beams x-rays at multiple angles through a section of the patient's body. Computed Tomography (CT)
permitting the passage of x-rays radiolucent
radioactive chemical that gives off energy in the form of radiation radionuclide
a magnetic field and radio waves are used to form images of the body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
movement away from the midline abduction
moving toward the midline adduction
lying down (supine or prone) recumbent
lying on the belly (face down) prone
lying on the back (face up) supine
process, test or procedure in which something is measured or observed in a living organism in vivo
What can liver and spleen scans detect? cirrhosis, abscesses, splenomegaly
What is Thallium-201? Radionuclide when injected
Therapeutic procedures performed by a radiologist (includes using a catheter) interventional radiology
digital image communication in medicine-standard protocol for transmission between imaging decives DICOM
fluorodeoxyglucose-radiopharmaceutical used in PET scanning FDG
single photon emission computed tomography; radioactive substances and a computer are used to create 3D images SPECT
picture archival and communications system-replacement of traditional files with digital equivalents that can be accessed from several places and retrieved more rapidly PACS
lower gastrointestinal series that opacifies the lumen of the large intestine using an enema containing barium sulfate. barium enema
X-ray imaging of the spinal cord after injection of contrast agent into the subarachnoid space surrounding the spinal cord. myelography
X-ray imaging of the renal pelvis and urinary tract pyelography
IVP Intravenous pyelogram
X-ray image of blood vessels and heart chambers is obtained after contrast is injected through a catheter into the appropriate blood vessel or heart chamber angiography
Contrast or air or both are injected into a joint and x-ray images of the joint are obtained arthrography
Use of motion picture techniques to record a series of x-ray images during fluoroscopy cineradiography
Diagnostic technique that projects and retrieves high-frequency sound waves as they echo off parts of the body Ultrasonography
X-ray imaging after injection of contrast into bile ducts Cholangiography
X-ray record of the endometrail cavity and fallopian tubes is obtained after injection of contrast material through the vagina and into the endocervical canal hysterosalpingography
Examination of the arteries using x-rays following injection of a radiopaque substance. Arteriography
X-rays travel in a slanting direction at an angle from the perpendicular plane. Oblique view
Emission of glowing light results from exposure to and absorptions of radiation from x-rays Fluorescence
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