Does baseline radiography of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder help facilitate stone management in patients presenting to the emergency department with renal colic?

@article{Foell2013DoesBR,
  title={Does baseline radiography of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder help facilitate stone management in patients presenting to the emergency department with renal colic?},
  author={Kirsten Foell and Michael H Ordon and Daniela Ghiculete and Jason Young Lee and R John D' A Honey and Kenneth T Pace},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 12},
  pages={1425-30}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE A baseline kidneys, ureters, and bladder (KUB) radiograph, at the time of computed tomography (CT) for ureteral stones, might aid interpretation of future KUBs. The CT scout radiograph might render the baseline KUB redundant, however. We sought to assess the diagnostic utility of baseline KUB for patients with ureteral stones… CONTINUE READING
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