Multi-slice CT urography after diuretic injection: initial results.

@article{NolteErnsting2001MultisliceCU,
  title={Multi-slice CT urography after diuretic injection: initial results.},
  author={Claus C. A. Nolte-Ernsting and Joachim E. Wildberger and Holger Borchers and Thomas Schmitz-Rode and Rolf W. G{\"u}nther},
  journal={RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin},
  year={2001},
  volume={173 3},
  pages={176-80}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the feasibility of CT urography (CTU) using a multi-slice (MS) scanner and to find out whether a low-dose diuretic injection is advantageous for the opacification of the urinary tract. METHODS MS-CTU was performed in 21 patients with urologic diseases. In 5/21 patients, 250 ml of physiologic saline Solution were injected. In 16/21 patients, 10 mg of furosemide were injected 3-5 min before contrast material administration. A 4 x 2.5 mm collimation with a pitch of 1.25… CONTINUE READING
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