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How is an intravenous pyelogram actually performed?

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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: By injecting dye

When a contrast material is injected into a vein in the patient's arm, it travels through the blood stream and collects in the kidneys and urinary tract, turning these areas bright white on the x-ray images.
An ivp allows the radiologist to view and assess the anatomy and function of the kidneys, ureters and the bladder.

In brief: By injecting dye

When a contrast material is injected into a vein in the patient's arm, it travels through the blood stream and collects in the kidneys and urinary tract, turning these areas bright white on the x-ray images.
An ivp allows the radiologist to view and assess the anatomy and function of the kidneys, ureters and the bladder.
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh
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Dr. Joe Golowa
Radiology - Interventional
2 doctors agree

In brief: Ivp

Iodinated contrast ( x-ray dye) is injected into a vein via an iv.
You then wait until your kidneys start to clear it then take x rays at different intervals as it shows up in your kidney and urinary collecting system.

In brief: Ivp

Iodinated contrast ( x-ray dye) is injected into a vein via an iv.
You then wait until your kidneys start to clear it then take x rays at different intervals as it shows up in your kidney and urinary collecting system.
Dr. Joe Golowa
Dr. Joe Golowa
Thank
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