Normal ureter size on unenhanced helical CT.

@article{Zelenko2004NormalUS,
  title={Normal ureter size on unenhanced helical CT.},
  author={Natalie Zelenko and Deidre Coll and Arthur T Rosenfeld and Robert C. Smith},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2004},
  volume={182 4},
  pages={1039-41}
}
OBJECTIVE Unenhanced helical CT is the imaging method of choice when evaluating patients with acute flank pain and suspected ureterolithiasis. In addition to directly identifying stones in the lumen of the ureter, CT secondary signs of obstruction such as ureteral dilatation are frequently present and can be helpful in establishing a diagnosis. The purposes of this study were to define ureteral dilatation on unenhanced helical CT and determine the range of normal ureter size. MATERIALS AND… CONTINUE READING

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