Abdominopelvic Ultrasound: A Cost-Effective Way to Diagnose Solitary Kidney
The Journal of Urology, 05/11/2012
Krill A et al. – 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.