Body section radiography

What is Body section radiography?

Body section radiography meaning Body section radiography involves taking radiographs of layers of the body, that is, a series of x-rays taken at different depths in order to define images of desired areas. The desired image is brought sharply into focus while blurring out the other areas. These types or radiograms are used to locate lesions accurately in places like the lungs and bones. They are referred to as tomograms, laminograms, and planograms.For additional information, see http://training.seer.cancer.gov/abstracting/procedures/clinical/radiologic/section.html

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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