Malposition of catheters during voiding cystourethrography

V. Rathaus, O. Konen, M. Shapiro, M. Grunebaum

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to report catheter malposition during voiding cystourethrography. Eight hundred forty-three voiding cystourethrography (265 males and 578 females, aged 1 week to 12 years, mean age 2 years) were performed during a period of 4 years. The conventional standard procedure was applied. In 3 cases with passed history of urinary tract infection the catheter entered directly into the ureter. In all these cases the uretero-vesical reflux was present on the same side where the catheter entered. It appears that insertion of a catheter into the ureter is possible only in the presence of an anomaly or pathology at the vesicoureteric junction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)651-654
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Radiology
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Junction anomaly
  • Malposition
  • Vesico-ureteral reflux
  • Vesicoureteric
  • Voiding cystourethrography

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