Definition of Fluoroscopy
Fluoroscopy: An x-ray procedure that makes it possible to see internal organs in motion.
Fluoroscopy uses x-ray to produce real-time video images. After the x-rays pass through the patient, instead of using film, they are captured by a device called an image intensifier and converted into light. The light is then captured by a TV camera and displayed on a video monitor.
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