Nephrostogram

Last revised by Dr MT Niknejad on 21 Apr 2022

Nephrostogram, also known as antegrade pyelogram, is a special x-ray procedure that fluoroscopically evaluates the upper collecting system by introducing water-soluble contrast through the nephrostomy catheter. 

Indications

Nephrostogram can be useful to determine tube position or assess residual stones in the upper collecting system.

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Cases and figures

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