X - Ray KUB
What is X - Ray KUB?
X-ray KUB single film refers to X-ray in which images of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder are produced by passing of X-ray beams through the abdomen on a special film. It helps in detecting urinary system problems and is done along with intravenous pyelography.
Why is X - Ray KUB done?
- To find out the gall/kidney stones, abdominal pain due to gastro related diseases
- To diagnose presence of any foreign objects if swallowed accidently
- To reveal any changes in the shape and size of the kidneys, ureter and bladder due to any infection or injury
- To see the entrapped air or fluid between the spaces of abdominal organs