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portography

[por-tahg-ruh-fee] an imaging test of the liver that uses computed tomography (CT) and a dye injected into the portal vein of the liver. It takes cross-sectional x-rays of the veins to look for cancer that may have spread from the colon or rectum. See also colon, computed tomography, imaging tests, rectum, x-ray.

Cancer Glossary

... portography Search [por-tahg-ruh-fee]. an imaging test of the liver that uses
computed tomography (CT) and a dye injected into the portal vein of the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=p

How is colorectal cancer diagnosed?

... taken. CT with portography looks specifically at the portal vein, the
large vein leading into the liver from the intestine. In ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-diagnosed

Colorectal Cancer

... taken. CT with portography looks specifically at the portal vein, the
large vein leading into the liver from the intestine. In ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003096-pdf.pdf