Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Radiology: upper urinary tract

Contributor(s): Laura Garrett, Fraser J 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

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Artifacts

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Indications

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Interpretation

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Additional studies

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

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.


ADDED