Investigating the clinical significance of twinkling artifacts in patients with urolithiasis smaller than 5 mm.


Korkmaz M. , Aras B. , Şanal B., Yücel M., Guneyli S., Kocak A. , ...More

Japanese journal of radiology, vol.32, pp.482-6, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11604-014-0337-6
  • Title of Journal : Japanese journal of radiology
  • Page Numbers: pp.482-6

Abstract

Our aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of twinkling artifacts (TA) in detecting calculi < 5 mm in diameter in patients with renal colic pain who had undergone urinary grayscale ultrasonography (US) and computed tomography (CT) imaging assays.