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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 20-25
Which is the Best Way of Performing a Micturating Cystourethrogram in Children?


Radiology Department, King Hussein Medical Center, Amman, Jordan

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Ola Ali Al-Imam
Radiology Department, King Hussein Medical Center, Amman
Jordan
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The Micturating Cystourethrogram (MCU) is a tough and stressful examination for patients and their parents as well as the radiologists and pediatric radiology nurses. Even though, it is one of the most commonly used fluoroscopic procedures in pediatric radiology practice, there is no definite agreement as to the best way to perform it, considering that this examination results in the children receiving a high dose of radiation to the gonadal region. This review was undertaken to determine the best way to perform the MCU in modern pediatric radiology practice.


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