Renal duplex sonographic evaluation of type 2 diabetic patients.

  title={Renal duplex sonographic evaluation of type 2 diabetic patients.},
  author={Marcello Mancini and Maria Masulli and Raffaele Liuzzi and Pier Paolo Mainenti and Monica Ragucci and Simone Maurea and Gabriele Riccardi and Olga Vaccaro},
  journal={Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine},
  volume={32 6},
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the renal volume and intrarenal hemodynamics with duplex sonography in a group of diabetic patients with normal renal function in comparison to nondiabetic controls. METHODS The renal volume and resistive index (RI) of segmental arteries were assessed by duplex sonography in 88 diabetic patients (44 male and 44 female; median age, 58 years [range, 37-69 years]) and 73 nondiabetic control participants (48 male and 25 female; median age, 53… CONTINUE READING
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