Abdominopelvic ultrasound: a cost-effective way to diagnose solitary kidney.

@article{Krill2012AbdominopelvicUA,
  title={Abdominopelvic ultrasound: a cost-effective way to diagnose solitary kidney.},
  author={Aaron J. Krill and Jimena Cubillos and Jordan Gitlin and Lane S. Palmer},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2012},
  volume={187 6},
  pages={2201-4}
}
PURPOSE Solitary kidneys are detected on approximately 1 of 1,500 prenatal ultrasounds and during evaluation for other urological complaints. Although renal scintigraphy is currently the gold standard for confirming the diagnosis and ruling out renal ectopia, scintigraphy is associated with radiation exposure, placement of an intravenous line and sedation… CONTINUE READING