Renal CT angiogram  
 

This thick axial image is part of a CT angiogram, where contrast dye is injected into a peripheral vein for optimal imaging of the vasculature. This image was taken when the contrast material was in greatest concentration in the arterial system, making the arteries bright.

 
 

Identify the following:

1. abdominal aorta

2. renal arteries

3. renal veins

4. inferior vena cava

5. renal cortex

6. renal medulla

7. renal collecting system

8. renal sinus

9. superior mesenteric artery

 

 
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