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…]
An overview of the more common urological procedures performed at Baton Rouge Urology
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…]
A KUB (kidneys, ureter, and bladder) is a standard x-ray that will show many stones. [Read more…]
Urinalysis examines a urine specimen for infection, blood, or other abnormality.
If you are concerned about a urinary tract infection (UTI), then you should contact your doctor. Frequently, you can be diagnosed and treated without going to your doctor’s office. Ways to diagnose a UTI are via urinalysis and/or urine culture. [Read more…]
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 evaluates the urine for cancer cells. [Read more…]