A 51-year-old member asked:
What is voiding cystourethrogram?
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Dr. George Klauber answered
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 catheter, into the bladder. Subject then empties their bladder as the catheter is removed or around the catheter. Study is monitored by fluoroscopy. Anatomy of bladder and urethra, as well as ureter if reflux present, is demonstrated.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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