Variation in Radiologic and Urologic Computed Tomography Interpretation of Urinary Tract Stone Burden: Results From the Registry for Stones of the Kidney and Ureter.

@article{Tzou2018VariationIR,
  title={Variation in Radiologic and Urologic Computed Tomography Interpretation of Urinary Tract Stone Burden: Results From the Registry for Stones of the Kidney and Ureter.},
  author={David T. Tzou and Dylan Isaacson and Manint Usawachintachit and Zhen Jane Wang and Kazumi Taguchi and N K Hills and Ryan S Hsi and Benjamin A. Sherer and Shalonda Reliford-Titus and Brian D. Duty and Jonathan D. Harper and Mathew D. Sorensen and Roger L. Sur and Marshall L. Stoller and Thomas Chi},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2018},
  volume={111},
  pages={
          59-64
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the measured stone burden recorded between urologists and radiologists, and examine how these differences could potentially impact stone management. As current urologic stone surgery guideline recommendations are based on stone size, accurate stone measurements are crucial to direct appropriate treatment. This study investigated the discrepant interpretation that often exists between urologic surgeons and radiologists' estimation of patient urinary stone burden. MATERIALS… CONTINUE READING