Intravenous pyelogram

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intravenous pyelogram

n. Abbr. IVP
1. An x-ray of the renal pelvises and the urinary tract made with a radiopaque contrast medium that is injected intravenously and excreted by the kidneys.
2. The procedure by which such an x-ray is generated.

intravenous pyelography n.

intravenous pyelogram

Imaging The 'hard copy' of intravenous pyelography. See 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.

Intravenous pyelogram (IVP)

A procedure where a dye is injected into a vein in the arm. The dye travels through the body and then concentrates in the urine to be excreted. It outlines the kidneys, ureters, and the urinary bladder. An x ray of the pelvic region is then taken and any abnormalities of the urinary tract are revealed.
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INCIDENCE OF URINARY TRACT PATHOLOGY DEPICTED ON INTRAVENOUS PYELOGRAM (IVP), BY AGE GROUP Age Lower Urinary Upper Urinary Groups Normal Tract Tract (Y) IVP Abnormalities* Abnormalities(t) Total 16-30 19 - 2 21 31-50 14 4 18 51-70 9 9 2 20 71-90 5 10 1 16 Total 47 23 5 75 x [sup.
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Since then we have continued to wait, both of us reassured by normal intravenous pyelograms and lack of uterine growth.

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