A 52-year-old female asked:
will a cat scan show inflammation of the bladder ? i don't want a cystocopoy if not needed
2 doctor answers
Dr. David Dinhofer answered
40 years experience Radiology
Yes but: CT scanning uses Radiation and it is not as good as direct observation. On the otherside, Cystoscopy is invasive. Ultrasound is better than CT for looking at the bladder when done by a qualified sonographer. US has no radiation. Talk to your doctor as to the pluses and minuses of each.
Answered on Jan 1, 2015
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