Aka: Retrograde Urethrogram, Retrograde Cystourethrogram Catheter placement); Technique: Bedside Emergency Department Procedure (where urology not. Submit. Urologic Conditions; Printable Version · Procedure · After Test · Printable Version · Home · Urologic Conditions · Retrograde Urethrogram; Procedure. PG: Dr. Nasin Usman Moderator: Dr. Balaji J. ASCENDING ANATOMY • Male urethra is to 20 cm in length and divided into: • The.

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Open in a separate window. While you are doing this, more pictures of your bladder uretyrogram urethra will be taken to see how well your bladder empties and procedhre further show if there are any narrowings in the urethra. The procedure time was min. Your doctor may refer you for this procedure if you have problems with poor urinary flow that the doctor thinks are not caused by the usual enlargement of the prostate that is commonly seen in older men.

The next few times you urinate, you can expect some mild discomfort or stinging at the end of the penis where the catheter was inserted and the balloon inflated. A small balloon will be inflated to keep the cathether in place and to stop contrast medium running out the end of the penis. Percutaneous cystoscopy assisted urethral synechiotomy: This part of the test only shows narrowings involving the middle and lower part of the urethra.

The findings of sono-urethrogram correlated well with urethrogrqm cystoscopic and intra-operative findings. If this is the case, there is usually enough information on the initial study for the urologist.


It is a radiological examination to diagnose pathological conditions of urethrogfam urethra. Uretgrogram radiologist was blinded to the findings of ascending urethrogram. These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term “Retrograde Urethrogram.


Eventhough sono-urethrogram is also associated with similar complications, the incidence is less compared to Ascending urethrogram. Sonourethrography in the evaluation of urethral stricture disease. You may also pass a small amount of blood.

You will be given further instructions and information about therapeutic options that are appropriate for you. Patients should address specific medical concerns with their physicians. Average stricture length in SUG group was This is rare, but more yrethrogram if the urethrogram is carried out as an emergency procedure.

However some authors have reported that this imaging study is not ideal for posterior urethral strictures.

The average diameter of the stricture in ascending urethrogram group was 0. Xylocaine jelly or sterile water ml injected using 20 ml syringe taking care not to inject air bubble. Cystoscopic and intra-operative findings correlated well with sono-urethrogram.

Sono-urethrogram was more sensitive and specific in diagnosing urethral stricture disease in our study as compared to Ascending urethrogram. Besides history and physical examination, ascending urethrogram remained the Gold Standard for evaluating Male Urethral Stricture Cunningham et al. The X-ray table will then be gradually tilted so that urethrogrma are bought up to a standing position and you will be given a bottle to pass urine into.

Search Bing for all related images. Retrograde UrethrogramRetrograde Cystourethrogram. When is Urethrography performed? DMSA, or dimercaptosuccinic acid, is a radioactive compound radiopharmaceutical that when injected into a vein… Read more. Associated findings such as diverticulum and peri-urethral abscess can be detected with higher sensitivity by Sono-urethrogram.


Hart D, Wall BF. Antegrade cystoscopy was done to break the synechia and antegrade urethrogram was performed. MR urethrography versus conventional retrograde urethrography with voiding cystourethrography.

To compare the efficacy of sono-urethrogram and ascending urethrogram in the evaluation of stricture urethra. The time it takes your doctor to receive a written report on the test or procedure will vary depending on:.

Following Urethrography, you urethrorgam right away resume to your everyday activities without any restrictions. Moreover it under estimates the length of proximal Bulbar urethral stricture and has the disadvantage of underestimating peri-urethral fibrosis.

Early results and follow-up.

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Percutaneous antegrade urethrogram as part of treatment of urethral stricture under radiographic control has also been described. It results in wrong decision making regarding the type of intervention. The radiologist will be assisted by the radiographer, who is the technician who operates the X-ray machine while the test is carried out and in some cases there may be a radiology nurse assisting.

The assessment of stricture was incomplete ruethrogram 2 patients due to posterior location.

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