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What is a kub?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
3 doctors agree

In brief: Short for

Kidneys, ureters, and bladder.
Old radiology term for x-ray of abdomen. See radiologyinfo.Org.

In brief: Short for

Kidneys, ureters, and bladder.
Old radiology term for x-ray of abdomen. See radiologyinfo.Org.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: It is a

standard radiograph(x-ray) of the abdomen.
"KUB" stands for kidneys, ureters, and bladder. It is old fashioned jargon that is still in common usage.

In brief: It is a

standard radiograph(x-ray) of the abdomen.
"KUB" stands for kidneys, ureters, and bladder. It is old fashioned jargon that is still in common usage.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: Plain radiograph

KUB stands for kidney, ureter, and bladder.
It is plain radiograph originally looking for calcifications or stones in kidneys , ureters, and bladder. It is also useful for detecting some bowel abnormalities such as bowel obstruction,free air in abdomen, enlargement of spleen , and regional skeletal abnormalities.

In brief: Plain radiograph

KUB stands for kidney, ureter, and bladder.
It is plain radiograph originally looking for calcifications or stones in kidneys , ureters, and bladder. It is also useful for detecting some bowel abnormalities such as bowel obstruction,free air in abdomen, enlargement of spleen , and regional skeletal abnormalities.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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