Diagnostic Tests for Cystocele


Diagnostic Test list for Cystocele: The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Cystocele includes:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Cystocele: A doctor may be able to diagnose a grade 2 or grade 3 cystocele from a description of symptoms and from physical examination of the vagina because the fallen part of the bladder will be visible. A voiding cystourethrogram (sis-toe-yoo-REETH- roe-gram) is a test that involves taking x-rays of the bladder during urination. This shows the doctor the shape of the bladder and lets the doctor see any problems that might block the normal flow of urine. Other x-rays and tests may be needed to find or rule out problems in other parts of the urinary system. 1

1. excerpt from Cystocele (Fallen Bladder): NIDDK

Last revision: May 26, 2003

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