angiogram

noun
an·​gio·​gram | \ ˈan-jē-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce angiogram (audio) \

Definition of angiogram

1 : a radiograph made by angiography

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Director William Freidkin saw him involved with an angiogram performed at NYU’s Tisch Hospital in 1972 and wanted to recreate that for his horror film. Nick Romano, EW.com, "Mindhunter season 2: A true-crime companion guide to podcasts, books, and more," 10 Aug. 2019 Joey was taking his daily anti-rejection meds and getting a semi-annual angiogram but, otherwise, living a normal, active live. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: For a young San Diego man, life truly is a miracle," 14 June 2019 In some patients, Dr. Paulus had reported arterial blockages of 60% while the government’s doctors said that the patients’ angiograms—essentially chest X-rays—showed blockage of 30% or less. Kyle Clark And Andrew George, WSJ, "A Second Opinion Becomes a Guilty Verdict," 27 Dec. 2018 Judge Bunning became convinced that the whole business of using angiograms to determine the severity of arterial blockages was so subjective that no cardiologist ought to be convicted of fraud based on another cardiologist’s opinion. Kyle Clark And Andrew George, WSJ, "A Second Opinion Becomes a Guilty Verdict," 27 Dec. 2018 The procedure, known as multi-slice computerized tomography, does not require that a dye be injected into the bloodstream to visualize the coronary arteries, though the findings are less precise than those from a CT angiogram, which requires a dye. Jane E. Brody, New York Times, "One More Heart Test to Consider: A Calcium Scan," 2 Apr. 2018 The other test, a CT angiogram, is usually covered by insurance but is most often done only when other tests or symptoms suggest possible blockages in the arteries that feed the heart. Jane E. Brody, New York Times, "One More Heart Test to Consider: A Calcium Scan," 2 Apr. 2018 The younger Siegelman credited Dr. Mark Parks, who performed the angiogram, and cardiologist Dr. John Richardson with saving his father's life. Howard Koplowitz, AL.com, "Former Gov. Don Siegelman to be released from hospital today after heart surgery," 13 Feb. 2018 The 29 surge lines on the sides of the hood represent Brody’s 24 angiograms and five wound revisions. Jonathan Evans, Esquire, "An Exclusive First Look at Nike's 2017 Doernbecher Freestyle Sneakers," 27 Oct. 2017

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1933, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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angiogram

noun
an·​gio·​gram | \ ˈan-jē-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce angiogram (audio) \

Medical Definition of angiogram

1 : a radiograph made by angiography

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