differential ureteral catheterization test

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dif·fer·en·tial u·re·ter·al cath·e·ter·i·za·tion test

a study performed to determine various functional parameters of one kidney compared with the contralateral kidney; ureteral catheters are inserted at cystoscopy into the ureter or renal pelvis bilaterally, and simultaneous measurements are made of urine flow rate, insulin, or PAH (if infused), endogenous creatinine, or various urinary solutes.
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dif·fer·en·tial u·re·ter·al cath·e·ter·i·za·tion test

(dif'ĕr-en'shăl yūr-ē'tĕr-ăl kath'ĕ-tĕr-ī-zā'shŭn test)
A study performed to determine various functional parameters of one kidney compared with the other; ureteral catheters are inserted at cystoscopy into the ureter or renal pelvis bilaterally, and simultaneous measurements are made of urine flow rate, insulin, or p-aminohippuric acid (if infused), endogenous creatinine, or various urinary solutes.
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