The current radiological approach to renal cysts.

  title={The current radiological approach to renal cysts.},
  author={Morton A Bosniak},
  volume={158 1},
The radiologic diagnosis of renal cysts (and their differentiation from renal neoplasms) has come a long way since the 1950s when the approach was surgical exploration, unless clinically contraindicated, for every renal mass detected using urography. Nephrotomography, renal angiography, and cyst puncture have contributed over the ensuing years to the differentiation of cyst from tumor. However, for the most part, sonography and CT (or a combination of these when necessary) have become the main… CONTINUE READING

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