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Virtual Pediatric Hospital: Paediapaedia: Retrograde Urethrogram (RUG) Paediapaedia: Genitourinary Procedure Descriptions

Retrograde Urethrogram (RUG)

Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed

Patient Preparation:


Place tip of a Foley catheter into the distal urethra
Gently inflate the balloon in the fossa navicularis
(Note: only the anterior urethra is visualized)

Views to Take:
Oblique urethra

See References Chapter.

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