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Intravenous Pyelogram

Intravenous Pyelogram for Urge Incontinence Kegel8 Can Help An intravenous pyelogram (IVP) is a special x-ray examination of the kidneys, bladder, and ureters (the tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder).

Performed by a Radiologist or other health practitioner it uses iodine-based contrast (dye) to monitor how the kidneys remove the dye and how it collects in your urine. The dye solution is injected into the patients arm, during the process x-rays are taken to monitor how this dye solution is processed by the kidneys, this series of pictures will then be used to evaluate the urinary system.

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Why Have An Intravenous Pyelogram?

  • By using a dye that shows up on an x-ray a Clinician can evaluate the functioning of the urinary system.
  • An IVP can detect urethral narrowing, abnormalities and incomplete emptying of the bladder.


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