Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research


Year: 2008, volume 4 Issue: №1 Pages: 20-25
Heading: Reviews Article type: Review
Authors: P.V. Glybochko, O.V. Masina, M.L. Chekhonatskaya
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

Saratov State Medical University Research Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Urology Nephrology
Renal masses are widespread pathology with high mortality and morbidity rate. Early diagnostics is a possibility of nephron-spearing surgery. Ultrasonography is screening imaging modality for renal lesions, Doppler investigation provide possibility for vascularity of these masses evaluation. CT with and without contrast enhancement can be used as a marker of malignancy. Magnetic resonance imaging has been proposed for the evaluation of renal lesions, especially in cases in which ultrasonography (US) and/or CT results are not definitive.

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