What is Nuclear Medicine?
Nuclear medicine is a specialized area of radiology that uses a small amount of a radioactive medicine to look at different organs of the body. The cameras image the radioactive medicine. The imaging shows how your body is working rather than what it looks like.
What is a Nuclear Cystogram?
A Nuclear Cystogram is an exam that checks for kidney reflux (urine moving backwards from the bladder to the kidneys.) The patient will receive a catheter to fill the bladder. A catheter is a small, soft, flexible tube that is placed where urine leaves the body.