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An intravenous pyelogram (IVP) is an X-ray test that uses a
special dye (contrast material) to outline the structure of the kidneys and the
tubes leading away from the kidneys (ureters). IVP helps a health professional
evaluate symptoms that may be related to the kidneys.
intravenous pyelogram can help reveal problems with:
Current as of:
August 8, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Caroline S. Rhoads, MD - Internal Medicine
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