Sonographic measurement of kidney size in geriatric patients


Akpinar I., Altun E., Avcu S. , Tuney D., Ekinci G., Biren T.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND, vol.31, no.6, pp.315-318, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/jcu.10178
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND
  • Page Numbers: pp.315-318
  • Keywords: kidney, size measurement, kidney, normal, geriatrics, ultrasonography, ADULT VOLUNTEERS, RENAL LENGTH, ULTRASOUND, THICKNESS, CHILDREN, AGE

Abstract

Purpose. The aim of this study was to compare the value of absolute and relative renal length (ARL and RRL, respectively) measurements in determining variations in normal kidney size related to sex, body height, and increasing age among patients older than 60 years.