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Renal and bladder ultrasound and KUB: Learn how these tests are done and how to prepare for them  
Abstract:  This handout explains why the renal (kidney), ureter, bladder (KUB) ultrasound is done, how it is done, how to prepare for it, risks and how to obtain approval for payment. It covers both renal ultrasound and the KUB X-ray.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 1999, July 1, 1999
UWMC Availability:  Rehabilitation/8N; 8N (Rehabilitation/8N); 8S (Rehab Medicine Clinic)
General Topics:  Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject(s):  Ureter; Ultrasound; Radiography; Kidney; Bladder
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #2427

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