Urinary Bladder

  • Hiroshi SekiguchiEmail author


Point-of-care urinary bladder imaging is often indicated in the setting of lower quadrant pain, hematuria, oligoanuria, or postoperative urinary retention. It is helpful to measure the size of the bladder or the degree of urinary retention, assess presence or absence of a significant mass, confirm the position of a bladder catheter, and guide suprapubic catheter placement.


Indications for urinary bladder imaging Estimated bladder volume Bladder mass Cystitis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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