Items tagged “fluoroscopy”

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Small bowel folds (differential)

Regular, smooth generalised thickening edema congestive cardiac failure (CCF) hypoalbuminemia lymphatic obstruction angioneurotic edema infection radiation ischemia hemorrhage anticoagulation or bleeding diathesis vasculitides IgA vasculitis (Henoch-Schonlein purpura) Buerger diseas...
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Zenker diverticulum

Zenker diverticulum, also known as a pharyngeal pouch, is a posterior outpouching of the hypopharynx, just proximal to the upper esophageal sphincter through a weakness in the muscle layer called the Killian dehiscence. Epidemiology More than 50% of the affected patients present in 60-80 years...
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Zenker diverticulum

Barium swallow wi...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Erik Ranschaert
Published 18 Nov 2010
72% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Zenker diverticulum

Zenker diverticul...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Lee-Anne Slater
Published 10 May 2011
75% complete
Barium
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Voiding cystourethrography

Voiding cystourethrography (VCUG), also known as a micturating cystourethrography (MCU),  is a fluoroscopic study of the lower urinary tract in which contrast is introduced into the bladder via a catheter. The purpose of the examination is to assess the bladder, urethra, postoperative anatomy an...
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Intravenous urography

Intravenous urography (IVU), also referred as intravenous pyelography (IVP) or excretory urography (EU), is a radiographic study of the renal parenchyma, pelvicalyceal system, ureters and the urinary bladder. This exam has been largely replaced by CT urography.  Terminology Some prefer the ter...
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Urethrography

Urethrography refers to the radiographic study of the urethra using iodinated contrast media and is generally carried out in males. Terminology When the urethra is studied with instillation of contrast into the distal/anterior urethra it has been referred to as: retrograde urethrography (RUG)...
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Bilateral hydronephrosis and megaureters due to grade III cystocele and grade IV total uterine prolapse

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Nikos Karapasias
Published 11 May 2014
89% complete
PhotoCTFluoroscopy
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Zenker diverticulum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 03 Jun 2014
75% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Upper esophageal cancer

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 14 Jul 2014
89% complete
FluoroscopyCT
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Zenker diverticulum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Domenico Nicoletti
Published 18 Jul 2014
91% complete
Barium
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A-rings (esophagus)

A-rings are a type of distal esophageal ring. They are above the B-ring and occur a few centimeters proximal to the gastro-esophageal junction. They represent a physiological contraction of esophageal smooth muscle covered by mucosa. A-rings are uncommonly symptomatic.
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Upper esophageal diverticulum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Published 28 Oct 2018
91% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Entrance phosphor

The entrance phosphor is a component of the image intensifier in fluoroscopic systems which converts the energy from x-rays into light photons. It is composed of a fluorescent material such as cesium iodide activated with sodium (CsI:Na) and coats the entrance surface of the image intensifier. T...
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Zenker diverticulum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 13 Dec 2014
60% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Evacuation proctography

Evacuation proctography (defecography) is a fluoroscopic technique to evaluate pelvic floor disorders. The technique traditionally involves fluoroscopy and barium, but an analogous MRI technique has also been developed (see: MR defecating proctography). Indications incomplete or obstructed def...
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Esophageal carcinoma - with apple core appearance

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry
Published 17 Mar 2015
66% complete
Barium
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Peroral pneumocolon

Peroral pneumocolon is a technique that can be used during a small bowel follow through (SBFT) to better visualize the ascending colon and terminal ileum. Procedure The goal of a peroral pneumocolon is to create a double contrast study (oral contrast and gas) of the ascending colon and termina...
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Small bowel follow through

Small bowel follow through (SBFT) is a fluoroscopic technique designed to obtain high resolution images of the small bowel. The function of the small bowel can also be evaluated. Indications The small bowel follow through can be used for evaluation of small bowel abnormalities, including: str...
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Enteroclysis

Enteroclysis is a gastrointestinal technique designed to provide improved evaluation of the small bowel. The conventional fluoroscopic technique is not widely used since it is somewhat invasive, time and labor intensive, and not particularly pleasant for the patient. The exam also requires a deg...

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