Angiography in Computed Tomography II

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Computed Tomography II By Dr: Ahmed Emara is a medical imaging technique used to visualize the inside, or lumen, of blood vessels and organs of the body, with particular interest in the arteries, veins, and the heart chambers.

Angiography or arteriography

Angiography is traditionally done by injecting a ______ into the blood vessel and imaging using X-ray based techniques such as fluoroscopy. The film or image of the blood vessels is called an angiograph, or more commonly an angiogram.

radio-opaque contrast agent

Seldinger Technique is also known as _________

Seldinger wire technique

Seldinger Technique is a medical procedure to obtain safe access to _________ and other hollow organs.

blood vessels

Seldinger Technique is named after Dr. ______ (1921– 1998), a Swedish radiologist who introduced the procedure in 1953.

Sven Ivar Seldinger

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Computed Tomography II

  • Angiography is a medical imaging technique used to visualize the inside of blood vessels, organs, and heart chambers, particularly arteries, veins, and heart chambers.

Angiography

  • Traditionally, angiography involves injecting a contrast agent into a blood vessel and imaging it using X-ray based techniques like fluoroscopy.
  • The resulting image is called an angiograph or angiogram.

Seldinger Technique

  • Also known as the Seldinger Wire Technique.
  • A medical procedure to obtain safe access to blood vessels and other hollow organs.
  • Named after Dr. Sven-Ivar Seldinger, a Swedish radiologist who introduced the procedure in 1953.

Learn about angiography, a medical imaging technique used to visualize blood vessels and organs of the body, particularly arteries, veins, and heart chambers. This quiz covers the process of injecting a contrast agent and imaging using X-ray techniques such as fluoroscopy.

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