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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/jcu.10178
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • 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.