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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 years experience Radiology
Real time x-rays: There are many types of fluoroscopy exams. Fluoroscopy allows us to watch x-ray images acquired repeated over a short time segment to give a video ap ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
A Dynamic study.: You should expect to drink a suspension of barium sulfate (sometimes flavored) and you will be asked to move to certain positions in order to obtain t ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Bream
24 years experience Radiology
Live X-rays: Fluoroscopy refers to a moving image of x-rays used by radiologists to guide needles, wires and catheters in the body. Using pulses of x-rays, a compu ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Dynamic imaging: Fluoroscopy uses x-ray for dynamic and anatomical imaging of GI tract (swallowing, esophagus, stomach, small bowel, large bowel), genitourinary system ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Fluoroscopy=: Medical imaging technique using x-rays for real-time visualization of body structures on a video display. Commonly used for image guidance, intervent ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Not painful.: Fluoroscopy is the live visualization of your body with x-rays. No pain is felt. If it is done with probes in the body, that can cause pain. But th ... Read More
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Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Difficult 2 swallow?: Video fluoroscopy is usually ordered in the setting of having difficulty swallowing or aspiration. Sometimes this happens following a stroke. Usually ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Very Safe: In appropriate hands it is a very safe procedure with minimal risk.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No unless: No needle, but some the doctor want certain area and this area could not be seen without injecting a dye to the vien.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Bream
24 years experience Radiology
Both use X-rays: By general radiology i assume you mean conventional radiographs like a chest x-ray. The difference between that and fluoroscopy is that fluoroscopy is ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Huffman
22 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: Fluoroscopy is a technique to get x-ray images that can be done live. It is used for diagnosis and as an aid during procedures. Like x-rays and ct sca ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Wrong question!: Fluoroscopic guidance helps quide the needle for accurate placement and injection. I do not agree with the "apin treatment" priciple that you need as ... Read More

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