intravenous pyelography


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Related to intravenous pyelography: intravenous urography, retrograde pyelography, KUB

in·tra·ve·nous py·e·log·ra·phy (IVP),

former name for intravenous urography.
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intravenous pyelography

(1) Excretory urography, see there.
(2) Intravenous urography, see there.
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intravenous pyelography

Imaging An imaging study of the transitional mucosa of the urinary tract after IV injection of a radiocontrast that concentrates in urine; an IVP outlines the renal pelvis, ureters, and bladder
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intravenous pyelography

A method of X-ray visualization of the drainage systems of the kidneys and the URETERS by giving an INTRAVENOUS injection of a radio-opaque substance that is rapidly excreted in the urine. The injection is followed by a series of X rays taken at intervals. These show the shape of the internal bore of the urinary drainage channels.
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Intravenous Pyelography (IVP): Intravenous Pyelography (IVP) is useful in confirming duplication systems, function of kidneys and other anatomic abnormalities.
Follow-up included clinical examination, abdominal ultrasound and/or intravenous pyelography repeated every week after lithotripsy.
The day after he underwent colostomy, we performed an intravenous pyelography which showed normal kidneys and urethra.
Although radiological examinations, such as CT scan, intravenous pyelography and ultrasound, could detect hydronephrosis in all of the above cases, they did not indicate a specific etiology.
Intravenous pyelography is a basic imaging technique, especially its late pictures that visualize deficient excretory function of the segment with the ectopic ureter.
Intravenous pyelography has traditionally been used in determining structural involvement of GU TB.
(Figure 2) Intravenous pyelography showed no renal pathology.
2.: An intravenous pyelography with nephrotomography showing right-sided pelvicaliectasis with abrupt narrowing of the uteropelvic junction on the right with no obstructing mass seen.

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