Hungarian Radiology

[Voiding sonocystography with ultrasound contrast material for the diagnosis of vesicoureteral reflux]

KIS Éva1

DECEMBER 21, 2009

Hungarian Radiology - 2009;83(04)

[Voiding sonocystography with intravesical administration of ultrasound contrast agent is a sensitive method to detect vesicoureteral reflux without irradiation. Depicting microbubbles in the ureters and collecting system is feasible even with very small amounts of a second-generation ultrasound contrast agent, Sonovue. The reflux is graded (I-V) in a similar manner to the system used in voiding cystourethrography. In this article a detailed description is presented.]

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  1. Semmelweis Egyetem, I. Sz. Gyermekgyógyászati Klinika, Budapest

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