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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
IV pyelogram: However, it entails IV infusion of contrast which may have side effects on kidneys. The retrograde study should not hurt the kidneys.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stacy Yamasaki
33 years experience in Radiology
Exam by doctor: In a retrograde pyelogram a urologist will place a small tube through your bladder up the ureters and inject contrast to visualize the size and shape ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience in Radiology
Retrograde: Pyelogram is a procedure typically performed by a urologist. He/she injects contrast into the ureter in order to visualize the ureter and kidney. The ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Xray with contrast: Rarely done nowadays. Crags taken after injecting dye into urinary tract.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hydrate well: Hydrate well, keep your stomach empty overnight. Last thing you want is to get nauseous.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Venous vs urethra: Intravenous pyelogram demonstrates kidneys, ureters and bladder by intravenous injection of contrast material while with retrograde study scope is int ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
49 years experience in Radiology
Study of kidneys and: Normally the kidneys and ureters are studied by IVP exam where contrast is injected into veins and excreted by the kidneys. Sometimes, visualizations ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Can if awake: Passage of cystoscope can be uncomfortable or painful, more so for men who should request use of a flexible cystoscope. Kidney pelvis distention can c ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience in Urology
See below: Whenever you feel comfortable doing so, unless you also had any vaginal incisions done concurrently.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
24 years experience in Urology
Ureteral Colic: If you only had a retrograde without a stent, your pain can be related to some swelling where the ureter enters the bladder. This can cause delayed p ... Read More
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