He was given a bladder scan
but it didn't really show anything up.
I don't want to go into the gory details of a bladder scan
but you have to have a full one, and at my age it can be a tricky thing to manage.
However as his post-void bladder scan
did not reveal significant residual urine and he was comfortable oral analgesia, he was discharged.
A bladder scan
demonstrated Greater than 999 ml filling so he was catheterised.
The technique will provide a cheaper, more comfortable and more convenient bladder scan
to check tumors.
There are two methods for PVR testing: (1) bladder ultrasound or bladder scan
and (2) catheterization.
If so, the patient should be asked to void followed by a bladder scan
or urethral catheterization to assess post-void residual (PVR).
Using a portable bladder scan
to reduce the incidence of nosocomial urinary tract infections.
Formal imaging of the upper and lower urinary tract is usually not needed or warranted, but a bladder scan
post-void residual is helpful, easy to do and readily available to most urologists.
When urine output from an indwelling catheter decreases, or when a patient has signs of urinary retention with a catheter in place, the bladder scan
device can be used to determine bladder volume.
Likewise, when asked to respond to the true/false statement ("Performing a bladder scan
is an invasive procedure"), the percentage of correct responses differed by position.
A quick bladder scan
determines the next course of action.