translumbar aortography

radiography of the aorta after injection of a radiopaque medium into it through a needle inserted into the lumbar area at about the level of the 12th thoracic vertebra.

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  • translumbar — trans·lum·bar .tran(t)s ləm bər, .tranz , ləm .bär adj passing through or performed by way of the lumbar region specif involving the injection of a radiopaque medium through the lumbar region <translumbar aortography> …   Medical dictionary

  • aortography — 1. Radiographic imaging of the aorta and its branches, or a portion of the aorta, by injection of contrast medium. 2. Imaging of the aorta by ultrasound or magnetic resonance …   Medical dictionary

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