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Category: Kidney

Post-biopsy bleeding

Compared with biopsy of other sites, native renal biopsy has the greatest risk of post-procedure hemorrhage (1.2%). However, the incidence of major bleeding and death due to bleeding is very […]

Ultrasound signs of urolithiasis

Although sonography is less sensitive than CT for detecting kidney stones, it is the preferred initial imaging modality as there is no risk of radiation, is reproducible, inexpensive, and the […]

Hydronephrosis

On the sonogram, hydronephrosis appears as branching, interconnected areas of decreased echogenicity (anechoic or black in general, indicating the presence of fluid) in the renal collecting system. The source of […]