Angiography is the x-ray study of the blood vessels. During the angiography, the doctor inserts a thin tube (catheter) into the artery through a small nick in the skin about the size of the tip of a pencil.
Computed Tomography is a specialized X-ray imaging technique. It may be performed "plain" or after the injection of a "Contrast Agent". CT creates the image by using an array of individual small X-Ray sensors and a computer.
In order to perform myelogram, doctors inject a radio-opaque dye into your spinal canal after using a local anesthetic and then take X-ray pictures of the dye. The whole procedure lasts around half an hour. This procedure is to visualize spinal cord ...
A GI series (barium enema) is a set of X-rays taken to examine the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and colon. X-rays are taken after the patient has swallowed a barium suspension (contrast medium) or injected barium through the anus.
IVP can show the size, shape, position of the kidneys, the bladder, the ureters, and it can demonstrate the obstructive abnormalities including stones, tumors, and congenital urinary tract obstruction.