Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise,
These figures show an X-ray with contrast dye
(intravenous pyelogram, or IVP) of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder. Figure 1
shows a normal flow from the kidneys, through the ureters, to the bladder
(white arrows). Figure 2 shows a kidney stone blocking the normal flow of urine
in the ureter on the right.
April 28, 2011
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Tushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology
How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.
To learn more visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2013 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
We are happy to take your appointment request over the phone, or, you may fill out an online request form.
Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.