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how do a plain ct of the kidneyand bladder, and a ct urogram differ?

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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 to your bladder). These structures are not well seen without contrast.
Answered on Mar 15, 2020

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