Diagnostic Procedures Chapter 13 Part 2 (Nicola)
What uses X-rays to locate tumors in the breast
A fluoroscope uses ________ to project images of body structures onto a monitor.
The portable image intensifier is called the ________ because of its configuration.
________ remains the reference standard for assessing the cause and severity of peripheral vascular disease.
During angiography, rapid serial film changers capable of at least ________ film(s) per second are essential for areas of high-velocity blood flow.
________, as defined by radiology, is the difference in optical density in a radiograph that results from a difference in the radiolucency or penetrability of an object.
________ permits the evaluation of heart function, the visualization of coronary arteries and cardiac chambers, and the measurement of pressures within the cardiac chambers.
Cardiac catheterization can be used to diagnose:
Coronary artery disease
Congenital heart disease
Pulmonary heart disease
Right heart studies are accomplished with the aid of a balloon-tipped ________ pulmonary artery catheter attached to a transducer and monitor.
The "CAT" in CAT scan stands for:
Computed axial tomography
CT uses ________ radiation
PET scanning combines ________ to identify how different areas of the brain function by highlighting chemical and metabolic activity.
CT and radioisotope brain scanning
MRI uses no:
Ultrasound is NOT good for examining the:
Doppler ultrasonography transmits the sound of moving ________ to the transducer
Red blood cells
A(n) ________ is a collection of isotopes in a certain area located during isotope scanning
Radiation can be used to treat specific types of ________ that are susceptible to radiation exposure.
UA stands for:
The Gram stain uses the color blue to signify a gram-________ bacterium
During a spinal tap, ________ is(are) withdrawn from the lumbar area of the spinal column.