Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 16, Issue 6, pp 472–474 | Cite as

Intravenous urography and voiding cystoureterography in northern Norway: a retrospective study

  • H. K. Pedersen
  • J. F. Pape
  • T. E. Gudmundsen
  • H. Østensen


Intravenous urography (IU) was performed in 489 patients aged 0–9 years during 1980–1983. A total of 35 (7.2%), 19 (13.1%) boys and 16 (4.7%) girls had pathological changes at IU. Of these, 11 boys and 5 girls had findings with therapeutic consequences. We have analysed the results of IU and voiding cystoureterography (VC) in 62 patients and show that a normal IU does not exclude vesicoureteral reflux into the renal pelvis. By performing only VC hydronephrosis, pyelonephritic scarring and anomalies may be missed.


Public Health Retrospective Study Therapeutic Consequence Pathological Change Hydronephrosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. K. Pedersen
    • 1
  • J. F. Pape
    • 1
  • T. E. Gudmundsen
    • 1
  • H. Østensen
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Radiology and MedicineUniversity Hospital of TromsøTromsøNorway

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