Excretory Urography

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Urography, Excretory


(also called descending urography), roentgen examination of the kidneys and urinary tract after injection of an X-ray contrast medium such as methiodal sodium, which is excreted by the kidneys. The method makes it possible to determine the condition of the kidneys and urinary tract and is used to detect nephrolithiasis, renal tuberculosis, and other diseases.

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TABLE A PROFILE OF DIAGNOSTIC TESTS FOR URINARY TRACT STONES Accuracy in Ruling Risk of Adverse Test Out Stones Effects, % Cost Helical CT ++++ minimal $$$ IVP +++ 5-10 $$$$ Ultrasound ++ minimal $$ Urine dipstick + minimal $ CT denotes computed tomography; IVP, intravenous pyelography.
Intravenous pyelography which was performed to detect associated urinary abnormalities was normal.
Intravenous pyelography, cystoscopy, hysterosalpingography, and transvaginal sonography have also been used for diagnosis.
Intravenous pyelography is a basic imaging technique, especially its late pictures that visualize deficient excretory function of the segment with the ectopic ureter.

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