Retrograde urethrogram

  • Patient preparation: none
  • Contrast used: low osmolar water soluble
  • Technique:
    — Place tip of a Foley catheter into the distal urethra
    — Gently inflate the balloon in the fossa navicularis
    — Inject contrast
    — (Note: only the anterior urethra is visualized)
  • Images to obtain: lateral urethra
  • Looking for: urethral stricture, urethral tear
  • Post procedure tasks: none