The clinical use of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the kidney.

  title={The clinical use of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the kidney.},
  author={Sean Tenant and Catherine M Gutteridge},
  volume={24 2},
Traditional B-Mode and Doppler sonography have been the stalwart of renal tract imaging for many years, and indeed, are in daily use in most centres as the modality of choice for the initial assessment of renal pathology. However, traditional ultrasound scanning can be limited in its ability to accurately characterise renal pathology, and can be inaccurate at determining benign from malignant lesions. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound conveys many benefits, being safe (especially in patients with… CONTINUE READING

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