Detection of Crossing Vessels as the Cause of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: The Role of Antegrade Pyelography
Prior To Endopyelotomy.
On the 28th day post laparoscopic ureterocalicostomy, the swines were subjected to euthanasia for resection of the kidneys and ureters and ascending pyelography
Conn, "Acute renal failure after intravenous pyelography
in plasma cell myeloma," The Journal of the American Medical Association, vol.
Follow-up for the patients posttreatment of 3-4 months showed the normal ureters with no obstruction or stricture by intravenous pyelography
after removing the double J stent.
The imaging for the use of urinary tract calculi has evolved and come a long way in the last 5 decades from the combined use of air contrast ascending pyelography
, conventional radiogra-phy and IVU to the use of un-enhanced CT scan11,12,13.
(IVP) showed prompt secretion of contrast by right kidney, which measured 14.
Cystography showed extraperitoneal extravasation of contrast, while retrograde pyelography
showed a concurrent urethral injury causing the unilateral hydronephrosis.
An intravenous pyelography
was ordered but did not reveal stones or any other abnormality.
The families in the 2005 study had already been treated by multiple doctors before presenting at the movement disorders clinic and "in almost all cases, extensive work-up had been performed, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), electroencephalography (EEG), intravenous pyelography
, small bowel biopsy, and gastrointestinal barium swallow.
INDICATIONS AND FINDINGS AT LAPAROTOMY IN PATIENTS WITH POSITIVE ABDOMINAL FINDINGS Positive abdominal finding Peritonitis 8 (including 1 patient with omentum evisceration) Increasing local tenderness 3 Ureteric injury on intravenous pyelography
1 Negative laparotomy 2 Non-therapeutic laparotomy 2 Paracolic haematoma, kidney laceration 1 Liver laceration, haemoperitoneum 1 Therapeutic laparotomy findings Diaphragm injury, splenic laceration 1 Posterior gastric perforation and lesser sac abscess 1 Diaphragm injury 2 Diaphragm injury with omentum herniation 1 Transverse colon injury 1 Ureter (diagnosed on IVP), kidney, liver 1 Diaphragm, kidney laceration 1 TABLE II.
Infusion intravenous pyelography
and renal function: Effect of hypertonic mannitol in patients with chronic renal insufficiency, archives of Internal Medicine, 141, 1652-6.
Each patient was required to undergo a complete physical examination, a pelvic examination, chest radiography and intravenous pyelography
(IVP) or abdominal computed tomography with intravenous contrast to determine the clinical stage of cancer.