Urological Procedures

An overview of the more common urological procedures performed at Baton Rouge Urology

Cystoscopy

Cystoscopy is a procedure that allows a doctor to examine a patient’s urethra and bladder directly through a small telescope like tube. [Read more…]

IVP (Intravenous Pyelogram

IVP is an x-ray of the urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra). It involves the injection of a special substance called contrast that is filtered by the kidneys and helps visualize the urinary tract. [Read more…]

KUB X-ray

A KUB (kidneys, ureter, and bladder) is a standard x-ray that will show many stones. [Read more…]

Urinalysis

Urine culture and sensitivity shows if the urine is infected and determines the specific bacteria as well as the appropriate antibiotic for treatment. [Read more…]

Urine Cytology

Urine cytology evaluates the urine for cancer cells. [Read more…]

Urodynamic Testing

Urodynamic testing examines bladder and sphincter function. It involves putting a small tube in the bladder and asking the patient questions while slowly filling up the bladder and measuring pressure. X-rays are used to see the bladder (a cystogram). [Read more…]