Ultrasonic assessment of hydronephrosis of pregnancy.

  title={Ultrasonic assessment of hydronephrosis of pregnancy.},
  author={S L Peake and H B Roxburgh and S Le P Langlois},
  volume={146 1},
Real-time renal ultrasonographic scans were obtained of 204 subjects, comprising 159 pregnant and 45 control subjects. A classification of hydronephrosis based on calyceal diameters was established, and the overall incidence of hydronephrosis was found to be 90% on the right side and 67% on the left side. Calyceal diameters for both kidneys were found to increase gradually throughout pregnancy, the right more rapidly than the left. Neither parity nor a history of urinary tract problems was… CONTINUE READING

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