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Radiology: upper urinary tract

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Fraser McConnell


Introduction

Overview
  • Radiography allows evaluation of kidney number, size, shape and position.

Significant renal disease may be present despite radiological appearance of normal kidneys.

  • Contrast radiography is required for full evaluation of the urinary tract.
  • Radiography is of limited value in assessing renal function Renal function assessment.

Radiographic considerations

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Artifacts

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Indications

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Interpretation

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Additional studies

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Biller D S, Chew D J & DiBartola S P (1990) Polycystic kidney disease in a family of Persian cats. JAVMA 196 (8), 1288-1290 PubMed.
  • Kaufmann M L, Osbourne C A, Johnston G R et al (1987) Renal ectopia in a dog and a cat. JAVMA 190 (1), 73-77 PubMed.

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