Renal colic: the role of ultrasound in initial evaluation.

  title={Renal colic: the role of ultrasound in initial evaluation.},
  author={Barbara C. Erwin and B. Carroll and F. G. Sommer},
  volume={152 1},
A prospective sonographic study of 21 patients with suspected renal colic was undertaken to detect the presence or absence of urinary tract calculi. The presence of calculi was diagnosed sonographically by visualization of the calculus and/or unilateral hydronephrosis in all 18 cases in which presence of a calculus was subsequently proved by surgery… CONTINUE READING