digital subtraction angiography


noun

a computerized x-ray technique in which arteries are visualized following injection of dye into a vein. Abbreviation: DSA

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digital subtraction angiography in Medicine

digital subtraction angiography

[səb-trăkshən]

n.

A computer-assisted x-ray technique that subtracts images of bone and soft tissue to permit viewing of the cardiovascular system.
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