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What are the differences between a ct and a ct urogram

A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
22 years experience Family Medicine
Ct urogram: A urogram uses contrast so flow out thu the urinary system.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience Radiology
Contrast: A plain ct looks for stones. A ct urogram uses IV contrast (dye) to better evaluate the renal pelvis and ureter (the "tube" connecting your kidneys t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rothfeld
36 years experience Radiology
CT to look at kidney: Ct done to look at kidney to replace the test called an ivp....Ct urogram is a better test....
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience Radiology
Contrast: A plain ct looks for stones. A ct urogram uses IV contrast (dye) to better evaluate the renal pelvis and ureter (the "tube" connecting your kidneys t ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Everyone has: lymph nodes in that region, so yes, it is common. The question is whether they look abnormal/enlarged or not. Did the report provide any more detail ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Sgalia
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Different tests: An MRI uses an atom's response to a strong magnetic field. A CT uses X-rays. The X-rays won't pass through the contrary, so it creates a shadow. No su ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Buchanan
11 years experience Radiology
Evaluate other areas: Cystoscopy and cystoureteroscopy are very good at looking at the inside of the bladder, ureters and renal collecting systems. Ct urogram looks there ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No: No, stones that passed out of the body are gone. It will show any remaining stones. There may temporarily be some residual signs of the obstruction c ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Stein
17 years experience Urology
Deflux: Yes, Deflux could produce a mass of material in the ureter which could mimic a ureteral tumor on CT scan.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Not often: Retro peritoneal attenuation is and unusual term on ct. CT is usually very good at detecting enlarged lymph nodes of lymphoma . And understand that ... Read More
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