X-ray imaging of the heart and great vessels made visible by injection of a radio-opaque solution. 

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Diagnostic imaging method that shows the blood flow through the heart and primary vessels. It is used to evaluate patients for cardiovascular surgery. A contrast medium is introduced using a catheter inserted into a heart chamber and a series of X-ray images taken to show where the flow narrows, indicating a blockage of a blood vessel by atherosclerosis.

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