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pyelogram

 [pi´ĕ-lo-gram″]
the film produced by pyelography.

py·el·o·gram

(pī'el-ō-gram'),
A radiograph or series of radiographs of the renal pelvis and ureter, following injection of contrast medium.

pyelogram

(pī′ə-lə-grăm′)
n.
1. An x-ray made by pyelography, especially an intravenous pyelogram.
2. The procedure performed to produce such an x-ray.

pyelogram

[pī′əlōgram′]
Etymology: Gk, pyelos, pelvis, gramma, record
a radiographic picture of the kidneys and ureters taken after the IV or intraureteral injection of a radiopaque contrast medium. It shows the size and location of the kidneys, the outline of the ureters and bladder, the filling of the renal pelves, the patency of the urinary tract, and any cysts or tumors within the kidneys. Preparation for an IV pyelogram includes withholding of fluids for 8 hours and testing for sensitivity to the iodine in the contrast medium; people with known sensitivity are not tested lest anaphylaxis occur. Patients able to tolerate the contrast medium may feel warm and experience a salty taste when it is injected. Retrograde pyelograms, which demonstrate filling of the renal collecting structures, are taken after the contrast medium is injected into the ureters by means of catheters in a cystoscope introduced through the urethra into the bladder. Also called urogram.

pyelogram

Intravenous pyelogram, see there.

py·el·o·gram

, pyeloureterogram (pī'el-ō-gram, -yūr-ētĕr-ō-gram)
A radiograph or series of radiographs of the renal pelvis and ureter, following injection of contrast medium

pyelogram

the film produced by pyelography.
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A cystoscopy and retrograde pyelogram showed a hydronephrotic left ureter with no obvious filling defects, likely secondary to long-standing bladder obstruction.
It revealed normal nephrogram and pyelogram phases, bilateral ureteral and renal dilatation with the bilateral bladder diverticulum and bladder stones in diverticulum (Fig.
At a 2-year follow-up and evaluation of this patient, all imaging procedures (including the instillation of methylene blue solution, conventional ultrasound, cystoscopy, and intravenous pyelogram [IVP]) were normal.
To identify the cause of hematuria, the bladder may be examined with a cystoscope and various tests may be ordered, such as urinalysis, blood tests and ultrasound of the kidneys or an intravenous pyelogram.
Findings on intravenous pyelogram (IVP) and cystoscopy were normal.
He was brought to undergo a right retrograde pyelogram with possible diagnostic ureteroscopy for further investigation.
A cytoscopy exam (where a small camera is inserted into the bladder) and intra-venous pyelogram (an X-ray with contrast that provides pictures of the entire urinary system) found bladder cancer.
An intravenous pyelogram is often done because of known incidence of urinary tract anomalies, as was seen in the present case.
One month after termination of fecaloid leakage, the double J stent was removed and all patients underwent intravenous pyelogram to confirm a curative response.
UroCARE enables the display of the entire collecting system as a 3-D pyelogram, which urologists are accustomed to reviewing for the detection of filling defects and to separate phleboliths from stones.
Retrograde pyelogram revealed the large stone within the renal pelvis.