Evaluation of the patient with hematuria.

@article{Yun2004EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the patient with hematuria.},
  author={Edward J. Yun and Maxwell V. Meng and Peter R. Carroll},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  year={2004},
  volume={88 2},
  pages={
          329-43
        }
}
There is little controversy regarding whether gross or visible hematuria requires complete upper and lower urinary tract evaluation. With regard to microscopic hematuria, investigators have disagreed on precisely which patients require a complete work-up. Most agree that older patients (> 40 years), patients with a history of cigarette use, and those with occupational exposure or history of chronic phenacetin use should absolutely undergo upper tract imaging, cystourethroscopy, and cytologic… CONTINUE READING
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