It is nothing new to know that health has been one of our major concerns for the past decade. Our constant bad eating habits have led to renal infections and problems in our renal tract. A CT urogram is the first test offered by a professional medical assistant after consulting a urine test. It is a computerized topography of our urinary tract or bladder offered by CT urogram in New Jersey. It helps us diagnose various health issues and hence treat them.
Diseases diagnosed by a CT urogram:
A few of the conditions that can be diagnosed by a CT urogram are listed below.
- Bladder infection
- Bladder stones
- Kidney infections
- Kidney stones
- Bladder cancer
- Ureteral tumors
- Urinary tract infections
Procedure and pricing:
Patients always conceal fear within themselves before going through medical tests. Though many explanations can’t be given it is probably because they hope to avoid bad news or it is just because of myths. Having full knowledge of the procedure of the test you are going to take will help the patient ease their nerves.
Coming to a CT urogram in New Jersey, the procedure involves the injection of a dye into the patient’s veins that will help recognize the urinary tract or bladder in our body. The patient is then passed through a machine while laying on the bed and is subjected to rays to obtain a computerized picture of the tract or bladder. The entire process is handled by an expert in radiology.
On average, a CT urogram costs around 3000₹ to 4000₹ which is around 50$ in India. However, in new jersey, it costs around 300$ to 400$. Prices may vary in different countries and places. The price also depends on the quality of the test the medical centers are providing us with.
Myths and pain:
Patients fear medical tests for various reasons and pain is one of them. Though it is assured that CT urograms are completely painless despite the myths and the spark of rumors. It is important to note that the dye used in the procedure might leave a metallic taste in our mouth and will increase pressure on our bladder urging us to urinate.