Radiological screening of the upper urinary tract prior to pelvic surgery


Intravenous urography has been a standard preoperative procedure prior to gynecologic operations in some parts of the world, to screen for occult renal disease and to prevent ureteral injury. There is a lack of evidence for any value of preoperative screening for these reasons. In staging cervical cancer, urography has been considered necessary to depict… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00372653