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lesson 20

nuclear medicine

the medical specialty that studies the characteristics and uses of radioactive substances in diagnosis of disease is nuclear medicine
a substance that obstructs the passage of xrays is called radiopaque
a substance that permits the passage of xrays is called radiolucent
who specializes in diagnostics techniques such as ultrasound,mri, and ct scans radiologist
what is an in vivo test experiments performed on living organisms
what uses ionizing xrays and a computer to produce a transverse image of the body organs ct scan
what does sagittal,frontal, and cross sectional images are produced using magnetic and radio waves mri
what is moving the part of the body toward the midline of the body adduction
radiopaque substances are given and xrays taken during contrast studies
use of motion pictures techniques to record xray images is cineradiography
when a series of xrays are taken at different depths of an organ, it is called tomography
xray beams are focused from the body onto a screen that glows as a result of ionizing effect of xrays during fluoroscopy
what is imaged during an angiography blood vessels or heart chambers
what is imaged during a cholangiography bile vessels
what is imaged during an arthrography joints
what view do the xrays pass from the front to the back of the body ap
what view does xrays pass from one side of the body to the other lateral
what substance absorbs most of the xrays it is exposed to radiopaque
what is the procedure that takes metallic powder and introduces it into the large intestines and xrays are taken barium enema
xrays of renal pelvis and urinary tract after injecting dye into a vein is called ivp
Created by: chether