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Posted by: Lebone | 2008/09/04

IVP

Dear Doc,

Please help me read my IVP results as I havent seen my doctor with the result as he is not available.
Report - Contol film show no pathology
- Kidney' s are normal in size, shape and position and renal outlines are smooth
- There is reduplication of the collecting system on the left
- No hydronephrosis is present
- Bladder shows no pathology
- There are no filling defects in the collecting system
- The two ureters unite at the level of L3

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Dear Lebone

Thank you for visiting health24.com.

Essentially, the IVP is normal, except for the two ureters that unite at the level of L3. In a normal IVP, they should enter the bladder seperately. This can cause abnormal flow of urine and therefore, complications.

Please advise me about the outcome.

Kind regards



Dr Anrich Burger

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