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Percutaneous antegrade pyelography: A useful urological technique


Twenty-four patients were examined by antegrade pyelography. Useful information was obtained in all. In 14 patients information was obtained which could not be afforded by any other technique. This technique has been infrequently used in the past and should now be revived.

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Correspondence to D. J. Walsh.

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Walsh, D.J., MacErlean, D.P. Percutaneous antegrade pyelography: A useful urological technique. I.J.M.S. 147, 369 (1978).

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