Radiologic evaluation of hematuria: guidelines from the American College of Radiology's appropriateness criteria.

@article{Choyke2008RadiologicEO,
  title={Radiologic evaluation of hematuria: guidelines from the American College of Radiology's appropriateness criteria.},
  author={Peter L. Choyke},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2008},
  volume={78 3},
  pages={347-52}
}
Hematuria, symptomatic and incidental, that involves more than three red blood cells per high-power field on two of three properly collected urinalysis specimens warrants some type of imaging to evaluate the upper tracts. Traditionally, excretory urography or the intravenous pyelogram has been the mainstay of the hematuria work-up, but computed tomography urography has more recently been recognized to have significant advantages. Multidetector computed tomography urography, a cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING