Imaging of genitourinary trauma.

  title={Imaging of genitourinary trauma.},
  author={Silvia Obenauer and Klaus-Dieter Plothe and Rolf Herrmann Ringert and Markus Heuser},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology},
  volume={40 5},
The kidney, bladder and male urethra are the organs typically injured by blunt and penetrating trauma to the urinary tract, whereas the ureter is only rarely injured. The staging of genitourinary tract trauma has recently gained tremendous significance due to improvements in ultrasound, CT and MRI, including contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography, and has become a helpful tool for decision making with regard to conservative and surgical management. Furthermore, interventional… CONTINUE READING
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