Ultrasound versus computerized tomography for evaluating urolithiasis.

  title={Ultrasound versus computerized tomography for evaluating urolithiasis.},
  author={Carlo Camargo Passerotti and Jeanne S. Chow and Andres Silva and Cynthia L Schoettler and Ilina Rosoklija and Jeannette M. Perez-Rossello and Marc Cendron and Bartley G. Cilento and Richard Y. Lee and Caleb Nelson and Carlos R. Estrada and Stuart B. Bauer and Joseph G. Borer and David A Diamond and Alan B. Retik and Hiep Tien Nguyen},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={182 4 Suppl},
PURPOSE We prospectively evaluated the precision of ultrasound and computerized tomography to diagnose urinary stones in children and determined whether these differences in radiological findings have any impact on clinical management. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 50 consecutive patients with suspected urolithiasis underwent computerized tomography and ultrasound. Two radiologists reviewed each study independently in blinded fashion. When a difference in findings was detected, 8 pediatric… CONTINUE READING
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