Feline renal ultrasonography: quantitative analyses of imaged anatomy.

P. A. Walter, D. A. Feeney, G. R. Johnston, T. F. Fletcher

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Abstract

Maximal kidney dimensions from serial ultrasonograms were measured in 10 healthy cats. Because clinical ultrasonographic examination is often performed in conjunction with excretory urography, the effect of radiographic contrast medium-induced diuresis on dimensional change also was evaluated. Although a slight, statistically significant increase in size was observed (compared with kidneys scanned without contrast medium), this increase could not be detected on the basis of visual image evaluation alone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)596-599
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican journal of veterinary research
Volume48
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 1987

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    Walter, P. A., Feeney, D. A., Johnston, G. R., & Fletcher, T. F. (1987). Feline renal ultrasonography: quantitative analyses of imaged anatomy. American journal of veterinary research, 48(4), 596-599.