cystourethrography


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Related to cystourethrography: chain cystourethrography, VCUG

cystourethrography

 [sis″to-u″re-throg´rah-fe]
radiography of the urinary bladder and urethra.
chain cystourethrography that in which a sterile beaded metal chain is introduced via a modified catheter into the bladder and urethra; used in evaluating anatomical relationships of the bladder and urethra.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cys·to·u·re·throg·ra·phy

(sis'tō-ū'rē-throg'ră-fē),
Radiography of the bladder and urethra during voiding, following filling of the bladder with a radiopaque contrast medium either by intravenous injection or retrograde catheterization.
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cys·to·u·re·throg·ra·phy

(sis'tō-yūr'ĕ-throg'ră-fē)
Radiography of the bladder and urethra during voiding, after the bladder has been filled with a radiopaque contrast medium either by intravenous injection or retrograde catheterization.
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The postoperative course was uneventful and after 16 days, a pericatheter voiding cystourethrography demonstrated complete healing of the bladder wall (Figure 8).
The indications to perform voiding cystourethrography included persistent bacteriuria, dilatation of the pelvicalyceal system, and the proximal or distal part of the ureter observed in the ultrasound examination during the postoperative period.
There are multiple modalities available for diagnosing urethral strictures as voiding cystourethrography, retrograde urethrography (RUG), sonourethrography (SUG), MRI and endoscopic cystourethrography.5
The main diagnostic imaging procedures include voiding cystourethrography intravenous pyelography ultrasonography (USG) retrograde urethrography and MRI.
Title: Frequency of Septic Complications after Voiding Cystourethrography without Prior Urine Culture in Children Three Months to Six Years of Age with Urinary Tract Infection and Clinical Response to Antibiotic Treatment
The subcommittee reaffirmed the 2011 guidance concerning a "less aggressive" approach: Renal and bladder ultrasound are adequate for assessment of risk for renal scarring at first episodes, and watchful waiting without performing voiding cystourethrography (VCUG) or initiating prophylaxis is appropriate.
A lateral cystourethrography will identify hypermobility or fixation of the urethra, and three-dimensional ultrasound will evaluate the urethral sphincter.
Iodine contrast agents are used for various procedures like Angiography (arterial investigations), Venography (venous investigations), VCUG (voiding cystourethrography), HSG (hysterosalpinogram), IVU (intravenous urography) etc.
[18] compared the level of pain between SPA and TUC during voiding cystourethrography. They showed that there was an overall statistically significant lower level of pain in the SPA group, in contrast to the results of Kozer's study [1].
Intravenous pyelography, voiding cystourethrography, CT, MRI, and cystourethroscopy may all be pivotal in attaining a diagnosis [5].
Preoperative evaluation included urinary ultrasound, voiding cystourethrography, urodynamic analysis and a nuclear renal scan with [.sup.99m]technetium dimercapto-succinic acid (DMSA).