What Is Fluoroscop Sciences?

A constant X-ray beam is passed via the body part being examined. The beam is transmitted to a TV-like monitor so that its motion and the body part can be viewed in detail. Fluoroscopy, as an imaging tool, enables doctors to look at many body systems, such as the skeletal, digestive, urinary, respiratory, and reproductive systems.

Fluoroscopy may be performed to assess specific regions of the body, including muscles, the bones, and joints, together with solid organs, such as kidneys, lung, or the heart.

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Reasons for the process

Fluoroscopy is used in various kinds of examinations and procedures, including barium X rays, cardiac catheterization, arthrography (visualization of a joint or joints), lumbar puncture, placement of intravenous (IV) catheters (hollow tubes inserted into veins or arteries), intravenous pyelogram, hysterosalpingogram, and biopsies.

Fluoroscopy may be utilized in combination with other diagnostic or curative media or procedures, or may be utilized alone as a diagnostic procedure.

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