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Voiding cystourethrogram

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
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

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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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Sperling
Urology 14 years experience
Test bladder functio: Test for bladder function, done typically with contrast to evaluate for ureteral reflux or other neurogenic bladder issues.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 22 years experience
VCUG: Voiding cystourethrograms is an xray test of the bladder taken during peeing (voiding)...It evaluates the bladder and urethra for conditions like ref... Read More
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
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
Urology 28 years experience
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 member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
Urology 15 years experience
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
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Halin
Radiology 39 years experience
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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