Voiding cystourethrography after prostatectomy: spectrum of appearances
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This article reviews current prostatectomy techniques and then techniques for fluoroscopic voiding cystourethrography (VCUG) evaluation of the prostate and bladder after prostatectomy. Both normal post-prostatectomy appearances and complications will be reviewed.
VCUG is a useful evaluation for both common and uncommon post-prostatectomy complications and appropriate interpretation of the VCUG complications is important to aid the urologist’s clinical decision making.
Key wordsCystourethrogram Prostatectomy Fluoroscopy Genitourinary Postsurgical
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A waiver for informed consent was granted by the institutional IRB.
All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
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