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What is a cystogram?
A cystogram is a scan of the bladder and ureters. The ureters lead from the kidneys to the bladder.
Why do I need a cystogram?
You may need a cystogram if you are having pain in your back or abdomen.
How do I prepare for my cystogram?
A catheter will be inserted into your bladder before coming to the Nuclear Medicine Department.
What can I expect during the test?
Your bladder will be filled with saline until it is completely full. At this time, the catheter will be removed and a picture will be taken while the bladder is emptying. Another picture will be taken after the bladder has emptied.
What do I do after my cystogram?
There are no special instructions.