Contrast ultrasound of the urethra in children

  title={Contrast ultrasound of the urethra in children},
  author={Michael Riccabona},
  journal={European Radiology},
1. Only a few patients with suspected pathology on echo-enhanced US underwent a conventional radiological fluoroscopic study of the urethra (VCUG). The vast majority of the study patients did not undergo VCUG. In this setting the real diagnostic value of echo-enhanced US in the evaluation of urethral pathology remains doubtful and debatable, as no consistent comparison to the accepted gold standard was performed, and thus no proper calculation of accuracy, sensitivity, specificity, and positive… CONTINUE READING