left ventriculography

left ventriculography
cineangiography of the heart after insertion of a catheter into the left ventricle, usually retrograde across the aortic valve, and injection of iodinated contrast material; used to assess various ventricular function parameters and to detect regurgitation through the atrioventricular valves.

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