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.
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Noun1.intravenous pyelogram - X-ray picture of the kidneys and ureters after injection of a radiopaque dye
pyelogram - an X ray of the kidneys and ureters
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Intravenous pyelogram (IVP) was conducted in two patients with ureteral injury and the results indicated that the injuries were all located at the left ureteral lower segment in the vicinity of the bladder entrance.
Where a CT scan is unavailable, an intravenous pyelogram may be performed to help confirm the diagnosis of urolithiasis.
Frequently, intravenous pyelogram and retrograde pyelographic studies are normal.
We would admit a child with a UTI to the hospital, start antimicrobial therapy, do an intravenous pyelogram after a negative urine culture, and keep the child on antibiotics for a month until the follow-up vesicoureterogram (VCUG).
Radiology procedures that use IV dye include coronary angiography, computed tomography scan, and intravenous pyelogram (Merten et al.
For further evaluation, ultrasonography with abdominal radiography appears at least as accurate as an intravenous pyelogram (IVP) for detecting urinary tract abnormalities such as hydronephrosis, stones, or outlet obstruction (SOR: C; single small poor-quality cohort study).
The doctor also should do an imaging study of the urinary tract--typically with a computed tomography (CT) scan or an X-ray known as an intravenous pyelogram (IVP)--as well as a cystoscopy, in which a thin scope is inserted through the penis and urethra into the bladder to examine the lining and biopsy suspicious tissue.
Q I HAVE to go for an IVP - intravenous pyelogram - to investigate a kidney problem.
After that, you may have a CA-125 blood test, abdominal or transvaginal ultrasound, a CAT scan, a lower GI series (barium enema) and/or an intravenous pyelogram.
The intravenous pyelogram provides high sensitivity and specificity for stones, but the procedure is not as cost-effective as CT, she said.

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