The role of pre-contrast images in computed tomography of the kidney

Academic Article


  • Abnormal CT scans of the kidney in 176 patients were reviewed to note the contribution of pre-contrast images to the final diagnosis. Pre-contrast images added useful information only when CT was used to detect renal calcification, hemorrhage, or contrast extravasation and need not be obtained routinely.
  • Authors

    Published In

  • Radiology  Journal
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    Author List

  • Engelstad BL; McClennan BL; Levitt RG; Stanley RJ; Sagel SS
  • Start Page

  • 153
  • End Page

  • 155
  • Volume

  • 136
  • Issue

  • 1