Unenhanced urinary CT: Value of parenchymal attenuation measurements in differentiating acute vs. chronic renal obstruction


ERBAŞ G. , ÖZHAN OKTAR S. , Kilic K. , ŞEN İ. , BUDAKOĞLU I. İ. , ARAÇ M.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.81, no.5, pp.825-829, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 81 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2011.02.029
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.825-829
  • Keywords: Urinary tract, CT, Renal obstruction, Parenchymal attenuation, ACUTE FLANK PAIN, HELICAL CT, URETERAL OBSTRUCTION, DIAGNOSTIC-VALUE, SECONDARY SIGNS, TRACT, URETEROLITHIASIS, UROGRAPHY, HYDRATION, DENSITY

Abstract

Objective: We aimed to search if the renal parenchymal attenuation measurements on unenhanced CT scans could be useful in differentiating acutely obstructed kidneys from chronic cases or unobstructed kidneys.