retrograde pyelography

retrograde pyelography
retrograde pyelography n pyelography performed by injection of radiopaque material through the ureter

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pyelography in which the contrast fluid is injected into the renal pelvis through the ureter.

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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

  • retrograde pyelogram — n a radiograph of the kidney made by retrograde pyelography …   Medical dictionary

  • pyelography — Radiologic study of the kidney, ureters, and usually the bladder, performed with the aid of a contrast agent injected either intravenously, or directly through a ureteral or nephrostomy catheter, or percutaneously. SYN: pelviureterography, pyelou …   Medical dictionary

  • pyelography — n. X ray examination of the pelvis of the kidney using radiopaque contrast material. Anterograde pyelography is performed by puncturing the renal pelvis directly with a needle through the skin and injecting contrast material. Intravenous… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • retrograde — adj. going backwards, or moving in the opposite direction to the normal. (See (retrograde) pyelography.) Retrograde amnesia is a failure to remember events immediately preceding an illness or injury …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • retrograde — 1. Moving backward. 2. Degenerating; reversing the normal order of growth and development. [L. retrogradus, fr. retro + gradior, to go] * * * ret·ro·grade re trə .grād adj 1) characterized by retrogression 2) affecting a period immediately prior… …   Medical dictionary

  • retrograde pyelogram — noun : a roentgenogram of the kidney made after injection of opaque material through the ureter compare pyelography …   Useful english dictionary

  • Пиелография (Pyelography), Урография (Urography) — рентгенологическое исследование почек с помощью рентгеноконтрастного вещества. В случае внутривенной пиелографии (intravenous pyelography) (или экскреторной урографии (excretion urography)) контрастное вещество вводится в вену больного, оно… …   Медицинские термины

  • ascending pyelography — retrograde p …   Medical dictionary

  • RGP — retrograde pyelography …   Medical dictionary

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