Abdominopelvic Ultrasound: A Cost-Effective Way to Diagnose Solitary Kidney

The Journal of Urology, 05/11/2012

The authors' findings suggest that ultrasonography alone is sufficient to make the diagnosis of solitary kidney. Omitting routine renal scintigraphy saves approximately $460 to $720 per case, and avoids radiation and discomfort without sacrificing diagnostic accuracy.

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