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retrograde cystourethrogram

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Urethrogram 2 ways: Urethra filled by retrograde instillation of x-ray contrast, in males, through a Foley catheter inflated just inside urethral opening or with a specia ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Halin
38 years experience in Radiology
Urinary problems: A retrograde urethrogram is when a tiny catheter is put into the opening of the urethra (penis in males) and pictures are taken as the dye is injected ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Dye to &from bladder: Retrograde urethrogram performed be retrograde instillation of urographic contrast medium (dye) from urethral meatus (opening) backwards up the bladde ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Fluoroscopic study: Fluoroscopic imaging of bladder and urethra. Usually small catheter is placed through urethra into the bladder. This hurts slightly for a few seconds ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Lower UT X-Ray: Voiding cysto-urethrogram or VCUG is an xray study of bladder and urethra. Performed by instilling radio-opaque contrast medium, via a small caliber c ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Bladder+urethra xray: Vcug is a fluroscopic xray stud to demostrate bladder + urethra during filling + voiding. Catheter is introduced into the bladder which is slowly fill ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Xray of bladder and: Urethra. Performed by passage of small catheter into bladder which is filled urographic contrast medium (like a dye) until it is full. Subject then ur ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Sperling
13 years experience in Urology
Test bladder functio: Test for bladder function, done typically with contrast to evaluate for ureteral reflux or other neurogenic bladder issues.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
More uncomfortable: Than painful. Involves passage of a small caliber catheter via urethra into bladder. Bladder will then be filled with xray contrast (dye). She will be ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Uncomfortable: Passage of catheter is not very pleasant. Radiologist can use Lidocaine anesthetic gel. Voiding during and first void after study may sting a little. ... Read More

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