Unenhanced MDCT in patients with suspected urinary stone disease: do coronal reformations improve diagnostic performance?

@article{Memarsadeghi2007UnenhancedMI,
  title={Unenhanced MDCT in patients with suspected urinary stone disease: do coronal reformations improve diagnostic performance?},
  author={Mazda Memarsadeghi and Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop and Mathias Prokop and Thomas H Helbich and Christian Seitz and Iris-Melanie Noebauer-Huhmann and Gertraud Heinz-Peer},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2007},
  volume={189 2},
  pages={W60-4}
}
OBJECTIVE The objectives of our study were to assess whether coronal reformations improve the diagnostic performance of MDCT in patients with acute flank pain and suspected urinary stone disease; and to determine if performing such reformations from 3-mm-thick sections is sufficient or if it is necessary to perform reformations from thinner sections. MATERIALS AND METHODS We included 147 consecutive patients (72 women and 75 men; mean age +/- SD, 58 +/- 18.1 years) with suspected urinary… CONTINUE READING

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