intravenous pyelography

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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 pyelography

(IVP) A diagnostic method of examining the urinary system using X-rays and an opaque solution injected into the veins to produce images called pyelograms.
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Noun1.intravenous pyelography - performing pyelography with intravenous injection of a contrast medium
pyelography - roentgenography of the kidney and ureters (usually after injection with a radiopaque dye)
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Antegrade pyelography revealed complete obstruction of the left ureter (Fig.
Antegrade pyelography did not demonstrate any residual stones or filling defects, and full nephroscopy, using both the rigid and flexible nephroscope, did not reveal any residual fragments.