What is a Bladder Scan (Radionuclide Cystogram)?

Also called a bladder scan, this test uses a liquid with radioactive material to outline the bladder.

This test can:

  • Pinpoint health issues such as VUR (vesicoureteral reflux, when urine flows back from the bladder through the ureter to the kidney)
  • Swelling
  • Incomplete emptying