ureterography(redirected from antegrade ureterography)
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radiograph of the ureter, after injection of a contrast medium.
Radiography of the ureter after the direct injection of contrast medium.
[uretero- + G. graphē, a writing]
ureterography/ure·ter·og·ra·phy/ (u-re″ter-og´rah-fe) radiography of the ureter after injection of a contrast medium.
Etymology: Gk, oureter + graphein, to record
the radiological imaging of a ureter, usually conducted as part of an examination of the urinary tract. The examination may involve injection of a radiopaque medium through a urinary catheter with the aid of a ureterocystoscope (the ascending method), or by IV injection of a contrast medium that permits the filtering of the substance through the kidneys (the descending method) to the ureters.
radiography of the ureter, after injection of a contrast medium.
the contrast medium is injected through a catheter placed percutaneously into renal parenchyma and into the pelvis or ureter.