urethrography


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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.
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Urethrography and cavernosography imaging in a small series of penile fractures: A comparison with surgical findings.
Dynamic retrograde urethrography and micturating cystourethrography are being used for urethral imaging.
Sonourethrogram and MRI are now being used as an adjunct to voiding cystourethrography and retrograde urethrography in urethral imaging.
Positive-pressure urethrography is helpful in two distinct ways.
The only drawback to positive-pressure urethrography is that it's not something gynecologists can perform themselves, and radiologists are often unclear about what sort of information the surgeon is seeking.
Both channels should be visualized by VCUG and/or retrograde urethrography.
4,5] The diagnosis of urethral stricture is usually established by uroflowmetry and serial voiding urethrography or only retrograde urethrography, which are used to assess the degree, length and level of urethral stricture.
However, urethrography may give false negative results and is not recommended in routine practice.
Urine leakage was detected on urethrovesical anastomosis site by urethrography postoperative day 7.