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Question: Urgent test question
|Poda - Sat Jun 23, 2007 3:10 am||
I have a test on Monday and I think it's too late to ask the doc this. I have no known urological condition just problems urinating, so the doc wants to take a closer look with something he's calling "cystoscopy with bilateral retrograde pyelogram". I'm wondering what the likelihood something like a stent or catheter will be left in my body afterwards? I'm hoping nothing will be, but I'm wondering if any doctors know the usual protocol of these tests.
|Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sat Jun 23, 2007 3:18 am||
You may be interested in reading our brief article about cystoscopy.htm" class="postlink">cystoscopy.
Bilateral retrograde pyelogram means he will inject a dye and then take x-rays later on to view the patency and function of the ureters and kidneys.
It is very hard to imagine any instrument being left in your body after this procedure.
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