excretory urography


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urography

 [u-rog´rah-fe]
radiography of any part of the urinary tract.
ascending urography (cystoscopic urography) retrograde urography.
descending urography (excretion urography) (excretory urography) (intravenous urography) urography after intravenous injection of an opaque medium that is rapidly excreted in the urine.
retrograde urography urography after injection of contrast medium into the bladder through the urethra.

in·tra·ve·nous u·rog·ra·phy

, excretory urography
radiography of kidneys, ureters, and bladder following injection of contrast medium into a peripheral vein.

excretory urography

Etymology: L, excernere, to separate; Gk, ouron, urine, graphein, to record
the radiographic examination of the urinary tract. It is accomplished with the use of contrast medium that is injected into the blood, filtered by the kidneys, and passed through the tract. Also called intravenous pyelography (IVP).

in·tra·ve·nous u·rog·ra·phy

, excretory urography (in'tră-vē'nŭs yūr-og'ră-fē, eks'krĕ-tōr-ē)
Radiography of kidneys, ureters, and bladder following injection of contrast medium into a peripheral vein.

excretory

pertaining to excretion.

excretory behavior
see elimination behavior.
excretory urography
see descending urography.
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Several studies have reported that 60% to 81% of patients who presented with kidney non-visualization by excretory urography had invasive cancer.
The angle between the axis of the lower pole infundibular and ureteropelvic axis (angle 1), and the angle between lower pole infundibular axis and main axis of pelvis-ureteropelvic junction point (angle 2) are easily measured on standard excretory urography.
Several imaging techniques used in the evaluation and differentiation of pelvic cystic masses include excretory urography, ultrasound, CT and magnetic resonance imaging.
Excretory urography may demonstrate caliceal distortion, caliectasis and a non-functioning kidney, possibly caused by the mass effect of cystic lesions.