digital subtraction angiography


noun Computers, Medicine/Medical.

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

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Origin of digital subtraction angiography

First recorded in 1970–75
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Medical definitions for digital subtraction angiography

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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