Retrograde pyelogram


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Retrograde pyelogram

A pyelography or x-ray technique where radiopaque dye is injected into the kidneys from below, by way of the ureters, allowing further examination of the kidneys.
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Caption: Figure 1: Left ureteral retrograde pyelogram demonstrates contrast opacification of the left external iliac artery (solid blue arrow) consistent with left ureteral-arterial fistula.
On performing the ureteroscopy and retrograde pyelogram and confirming the morphology of the lesion, three potential approaches were available to us: resection of the ureter, an endoscopic resection of the mass, or an ablative approach.
A ureteric catheter was placed alongside the Foley catheter and a retrograde pyelogram was performed (Figure 2).
A cystoscopy and retrograde pyelogram showed a hydronephrotic left ureter with no obvious filling defects, likely secondary to long-standing bladder obstruction.
He was brought to undergo a right retrograde pyelogram with possible diagnostic ureteroscopy for further investigation.
Right retrograde pyelogram (RGP) confirmed the presence of the extruded segment of stent posterior to the renal pelvis (Fig.
Also following surgeon preference, retrograde pyelogram was more often conducted prior to an open surgery (76% vs.
She underwent cystoscopy and a right retrograde pyelogram.
18] Therefore, complete endoscopic management would presumably be appropriate for patients with a low index of suspicion for ureteral injury, while retrograde pyelogram may be a useful adjunct in select cases.
A peroperative retrograde pyelogram was performed if deemed necessary to confirm the diagnostic.
He underwent cystoscopy, retrograde pyelogram, ureteroscopy, intracorporeal lithotripsy and cystolitholapaxy.

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