A kaleidoscopic view of male urethral pathologies on 64-slice multidetector computed tomographic urethrography: A novel technique

SA Journal of Radiology


 
 
Field Value
 
Title A kaleidoscopic view of male urethral pathologies on 64-slice multidetector computed tomographic urethrography: A novel technique
 
Creator Bhatt, Shuchi Banerjee, Avinaba Tandon, Anupama Dangwal, Saumya Gupta, Arun
 
Subject Imaging; Genito-urinary tract male urethra; urethrography; computed tomography; stricture; 3D imaging.
Description Pathologies of the male urethra are mostly obstructive in nature and require imaging to delineate the lesion type, site, extent and associated abnormality of the urinary bladder. Contrast urethrography (CU) is the gold standard investigation for urethral assessment but has many limitations. Cross-sectional imaging is infrequently used for the evaluation of the urethra but has been gaining importance recently. Multidetector computed tomographic urethrography (MDCTU) has the capability of evaluating the entire length of a male urethra in a single setting and overcomes many technical and patient limitations of CU. Being a novel technique, most radiologists are not familiar with MDCTU and the imaging spectrum of various urethral and bladder pathologies. This pictorial review attempts to present the imaging appearance of the normal male urethra and spectrum of pathological findings, with highlights on its advantages over the CU technique.
 
Publisher AOSIS
 
Contributor None
Date 2021-01-29
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion — Pictorial essay
Format text/html application/epub+zip text/xml application/pdf
Identifier 10.4102/sajr.v25i1.1964
 
Source South African Journal of Radiology; Vol 25, No 1 (2021); 9 pages 2078-6778 1027-202X
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://sajr.org.za/index.php/sajr/article/view/1964/2705 https://sajr.org.za/index.php/sajr/article/view/1964/2704 https://sajr.org.za/index.php/sajr/article/view/1964/2706 https://sajr.org.za/index.php/sajr/article/view/1964/2703
 
Coverage Asia; India; Northern region; Delhi Nov 2018-Feb 2019 Adults >18 yrs, males
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Shuchi Bhatt, Avinaba Banerjee, Anupama Tandon, Saumya Dangwal, Arun Gupta https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0