pyelovenous backflow


py·​elo·​ve·​nous back·​flow -ˈvē-nəs-ˈbak-ˌflō How to pronounce pyelovenous backflow (audio)
: drainage of fluid from the renal pelvis of a kidney into the renal venous system under certain conditions (as in retrograde pyelography) in which abnormal amounts of pressure occur in a direction opposite to normal

called also pyelovenous reflux

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“Pyelovenous backflow.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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