Pulmonary arteriography

Alternative names
Pulmonary angiography

This procedure takes X-ray pictures of the pulmonary blood vessels (those in the lungs). Because arteries and veins are not normally seen in an X-ray, a contrast material is injected into one or more arteries or veins so that they can be seen.

see Pulmonary angiography.

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Last revised: December 7, 2012
by Mamikon Bozoyan, M.D.

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