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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 pyelographyImaging 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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
intravenous pyelographyA 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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