A 33-year-old member asked:
Voiding cystourethrogram (vcug) question--what medication is used?
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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 instillation into bladder to reduce the mild risk of causing a UTI to virtually nil.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Voiding cystourethrogram (vcug) procedure?
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Urology 28 years experience
What is question?: Cath in bladder, filled with contrast, urinate and get x-rays. Can show reflux and urethral abnormalities.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Wat is a voiding cystourethrogram (vcug)?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
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 current or evolving indication, techniques, alternatives, etc. over the past 2-3 decades, ask the radiologist timely.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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