urethrography

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Related to prostatic urethrography: retrograde cystogram

urethrography

 [u″re-throg´rah-fe]
radiography of the urethra.

u·re·throg·ra·phy

(yū'rē-throg'ră-fē),
Contrast radiography of the male or female urethra, by retrograde injection or during voiding of contrast medium in the bladder (cystourethrogram).
[urethra + G. graphō, to write]

urethrography

/ure·throg·ra·phy/ (u″re-throg´rah-fe) radiography of the urethra.

urethrography

[yoo͡r′ēthrog′rəfē]
the radiographic examination of the urethra after the injection of a radiopaque contrast medium into the urethra, usually through a catheter. The procedure may be performed as a part of a radiographic examination of the lower urinary tract.

urethrography

radiography of the urethra.

prostatic urethrography
the contrast material is delivered by catheter to the area of the prostate.
retrograde urethrography
the contrast medium is injected into the terminal part of the urethra which has been occluded by a Foley catheter.
voiding urethrography
contrast medium is injected into the urinary bladder and radiographs are taken as it is forced into the urethra.