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voiding cystourethrogram vcug

A 45-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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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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My take ...: VCUG is a special X-Ray exam to visual if one has bladder-to-ureter / kidney reflux (backflow) or urethral stricture while voiding. For details of its ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
28 years experience Urology
What is question?: Cath in bladder, filled with contrast, urinate and get x-rays. Can show reflux and urethral abnormalities.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Cystografin contrast: Is the "dye" used, it is introduced through a catheter and is not medication. I personally have gentamicin 80mg added to the cystografin before instil ... Read More
A 33-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 38-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 43-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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Sperling
14 years experience 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 member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
15 years experience Urology
VCUG: A voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) is typically ordered by a pediatrician or urologist. Most commonly used to evaluated the lower urinary tract (bladd ... Read More
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A 48-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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