Fluoroscopy

What is Fluoroscopy?

Fluoroscopy is an imaging technique that uses X-rays to obtain real-time moving images of the internal structures of a patient through the use of a fluoroscope. In its simplest form, a fluoroscope consists of an X-ray source and fluorescent screen between which a patient is placed.

Questions and answers on "Fluoroscopy"

Can Optiray or another similar radiopaque XXXXXXX be substituted for Omnipaque in the following situations while using fluoroscopy for imaging:...

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Brief Answer:
Yes.we can use optiray in place of omnipaque.

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Yes,we can use Optiray...

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Patient had ng tube for sbo which became clogged PA d/c'd tube and is unable to reinsert the tube. What's next?

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Brief Answer:
Insert it under xray guidance.

Detailed Answer:
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Insert it under xray/fluoroscopy guidance.Other option is, it can be done...

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Im struggling with reflux and stomach problems; and the doctors have done many test and in the upcoming weeks I'll do more. They can...

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Brief Answer:
Fluoroscopy gives you a lot of radiation.

Detailed Answer:
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Thank you for the query.

Generally fluoroscopy x-ray dosage...

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