[Which is the best performing imaging method for demonstrating residual renal calculi?].

@article{Gaucher1998WhichIT,
  title={[Which is the best performing imaging method for demonstrating residual renal calculi?].},
  author={O Gaucher and L. Sherilyn Cormier and Michel Deneuville and Denis M. Regent and Philippe Mangin and Jacques Hubert},
  journal={Progres en urologie : journal de l'Association francaise d'urologie et de la Societe francaise d'urologie},
  year={1998},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          493-501
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the results of plain abdominal films, tomography, ultrasonography and spiral computed tomography in the detection of residual stone fragments after extracorporeal lithotripsy or percutaneous nephrolithotomy. MATERIAL AND METHODS Prospective study on 31 patients and 40 renal units comparing the results obtained by plain abdominal films, tomography, ultrasonography and spiral CT. RESULTS This study demonstrates the superiority of spiral CT over the other examinations for… CONTINUE READING