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Jeff Riddell, Aaron Case, Ross Wopat, Stephen Beckham, Mikael Lucas, Christian D McClung, Stuart Swadron
INTRODUCTION: Non-contrast computed tomography (CT) is widely regarded as the gold standard for diagnosis of urolithiasis in emergency department (ED) patients. However, it is costly, time-consuming and exposes patients to significant doses of ionizing radiation. Hydronephrosis on bedside ultrasound is a sign of a ureteral stone, and has a reported sensitivity of 72-83% for identification of unilateral hydronephrosis when compared to CT. The purpose of this study was to evaluate trends in sensitivity related to stone size and number...
February 2014: Western Journal of Emergency Medicine
Emilie K Johnson, Dionne A Graham, Jeanne S Chow, Caleb P Nelson
PURPOSE: Children are particularly vulnerable to the harmful effects of medical radiation, and children with urolithiasis comprise a group that may undergo repeated radiation intensive imaging tests. We sought to characterize imaging practices for children presenting to the emergency department with suspected urolithiasis and to determine factors associated with the choice of imaging study. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Using the 2006 to 2010 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample, we conducted a retrospective cohort study of patients younger than 18 years presenting with suspected urolithiasis...
July 2014: Journal of Urology
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