Evaluation of reflux nephropathy, pyelonephritis and renal dysplasia

@article{GrattanSmith2007EvaluationOR,
  title={Evaluation of reflux nephropathy, pyelonephritis and renal dysplasia},
  author={J. Damien Grattan-Smith and Stephen B. Little and Richard Andrew Jones},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={38},
  pages={83-105}
}
MR urography has the potential to significantly improve our understanding of the relationship between reflux nephropathy, pyelonephritis, vesicoureteric reflux and renal dysplasia. MR urography utilizes multiple parameters to assess both renal anatomy and function and provides a more complete characterization of acquired and congenital disease. Pyelonephritis and renal scarring can be distinguished by assessing the parenchymal contours and signal intensity. Characteristic imaging features of… CONTINUE READING

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