Impact of date of onset on the absence of hematuria in patients with acute renal colic.

@article{Kobayashi2003ImpactOD,
  title={Impact of date of onset on the absence of hematuria in patients with acute renal colic.},
  author={Takashi Kobayashi and Koji Nishizawa and Kenji Mitsumori and Keiji Ogura},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2003},
  volume={170 4 Pt 1},
  pages={1093-6}
}
PURPOSE Hematuria is absent in a significant proportion of patients with acute ureterolithiasis. We determined whether time from pain onset has any impact on the sensitivity of hematuria tests in the diagnosis of ureterolithiasis. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the records of 537 patients with suspected acute unilateral renal colic… CONTINUE READING