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Question :
Posted On : 01 Jan 2023
What is the ideal time for VCUG and DMSA scan in a neonate with a suspected post-urethral valve?
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Expert Answer :
VCUG must be performed as soon as possible after birth. Until VCUG is performed, give the infant antibioprophylaxis. For the DMSA, you can wait at least 6 months or more.
Answer Discussion :
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Fageery Al-fatih
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6 weeks
21 Days ago
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Dr Sangram
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USG should be done first .If creatinine is normal then after 48 hours catheterisation and VCUG , If creatinine is more than 1.7 then immediate catheterisation and VCUG after 48 hours. DMSA scan after a month.
22 Days ago
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Dr Sangram
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USG should be done first .If creatinine is normal then after 48 hours catheterisation and VCUG , If creatinine is more than 1.7 then immediate catheterisation and VCUG after 48 hours.
22 Days ago
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abid Amin
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immediately
24 Days ago
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Ali Bennur
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mcu as soon as posible
24 Days ago




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