Radionuclide cystogram

Alternative Names

Bladder scan

Definition of Radionuclide cystogram

A radionuclide cystogram is a special imaging test called a nuclear scan that involves placing radioactive material into the bladder. A scanner then detects radioactivity to check bladder and urinary tract functions.

Review

Louis S. Liou, MD, PhD, Chief of Urology, Cambridge Health Alliance, Visiting Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 10/11/2010

Cystography

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