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15 Jul 2010

RE: Urological procedure
Hi Dr Bets

Thank you for your reply of yesterday, I truly appreciate it.

I just wanted to clarify something. Can an RPG (retrograde pyelogram) also be performed for the bladder and urethra only, or is it only done on the ureters and kidneys?

I was just wondering as all my theatre items are listed under the " bladder column/category."  I see that there is also an RPG listed under Kidney Stone on the list.

Basically I am interested in knowing whether the doctor will only be examining my bladder and urethra, or further than that.

Thank you.
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo M
Pyelogram means more than just the bladder and urethra ("pyelo" indicates the kidney), it depends on what the doctor wants to have a look at
Dr Bets
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