angiogram

noun
an·​gio·​gram | \ˈan-jē-ə-ˌgram \

Definition of angiogram 

1 : a radiograph made by angiography

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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 Standard tests, such as angiograms, that are routinely used to detect coronary artery disease cannot detect abnormalities in these smaller vessels, so more specialized diagnostic tests may be required for a diagnosis. Roni Caryn Rabin, New York Times, "Is Microvascular Heart Disease a Serious Condition?," 29 Sep. 2017 An angiogram showed his condition was serious enough that a pacemaker was put in, said Babak Namazi who learned of his father’s health scare from family in Iran. Carol Morello, Washington Post, "U.S. prisoner in Iran has pacemaker put in as Trump calls for Tehran to free him," 20 Sep. 2017 Wood, 69, suffered a stroke May 16 during a routine angiogram, said Mikulay, who also speaks for Wood’s family. Phil Diehl, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Oceanside mayor's medical leave expires," 10 Aug. 2017 I was given an EKG, a CT Scan, an echocardiogram and an angiogram. Gary Peterson, The Mercury News, "Peterson: Heart surgery taught me this life lesson," 8 Feb. 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 \

Medical Definition of angiogram 

1 : a radiograph made by angiography

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