Ecografia e rene: metodica di screening?

Translated title of the contribution: Ultrasonography and the kidney: a screening method?

C. Iavarone, A. Felici, L. Giacomelli, G. Panzironi, F. De Cristofaro, A. Pulcini, H. Hadjiamiri, G. Fabrizio, S. Messinetti

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The Authors retrospectively analyzed 733 hepatic U.S. involving non symptomatic urologic patients. The study detected 23 renal cysts, 3 lithiasis (with associated hydronephrosis in two) and 3 kidney neoplasms. It is concluded that U.S. represents a reliable and useful screening method for renal carcinoma, therefore it should be routinely adopted.

Translated title of the contributionUltrasonography and the kidney: a screening method?
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)513-514
Number of pages2
JournalGiornale di Chirurgia
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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