an·​gi·​os·​co·​py ˌan-jē-ˈä-skə-pē How to pronounce angioscopy (audio)
plural angioscopies
: examination of the interior of a blood vessel especially by means of an angioscope
angioscopy can help doctors determine what kinds of materials are blocking the artery and what kind of treatment might best provide relief for heart disease patients.William R. Wineke, The Wisconsin State Journal
Recent angioscopy and autopsy studies have shown fissures in atheromata after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.American Family Physician

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“Angioscopy.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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