Definition of angiography in US English:



  • Examination by X-ray of blood or lymph vessels, carried out after introduction of a radiopaque substance.

    • ‘As with most procedures done on your heart and blood vessels, coronary angiography does pose some risk.’
    • ‘The diagnosis is based on the results of duplex ultrasonography or angiography, or both.’
    • ‘Current methods of viewing these lesions include endoscopy and catheter angiography.’
    • ‘Only subjects who had positive contrast echocardiography underwent pulmonary angiography.’
    • ‘Pre-operative angiography and embolisation was carried out.’