Intravenous pyelogram
: An x-ray of the kidneys and urinary tract. Structures are made visible by the injection of a substance that blocks x-rays. Also called IVP.

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intravenous pyelogram n a pyelogram in which radiographic visualization is obtained after intravenous administration of a radiopaque medium which collects in and is excreted by the kidneys

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  • intravenous urogram — (IVU) a succession of X ray images of the urinary tract following the injection into a vein of a contrast medium; this was formerly called an intravenous pyelogram (IVP). The medium is concentrated and excreted by the kidneys, and the IVU reveals …   Medical dictionary

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  • Retrograde pyelogram — is a urologic procedure where the physician injects contrast into the ureter in order to visualize the ureter and kidney. The flow of contrast (up from the bladder to the kidney) is opposite the usual flow of urine, hence the retrograde name.… …   Wikipedia

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