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.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerTushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology
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