AETIOPATHOLOGICAL CORRELATION STUDY OF MEDICAL RENAL DISEASE DIAGNOSED BY USG
Objective: The objective of this study is to assess the sonographic findings in Medical Renal Disease using gray-scale ultrasound in order to classify these diseases. This is a cross-sectional study of 315 patients suffering from Medical Renal Disease.They were scanned with ultrasound to assess the kidneys. The echogenicity of renal cortex and cortico-medullary differentiation was evaluated.
Results: The study revealed that the echogenicity of renal cortex increased in all types of Medical Renal Diseases. The cortico-medullary differentiation was mainly disturbed in acute parenchymal disease and in chronic end-stage medical renal disease .
Conclusion: Ultrasound provided useful and accurate diagnosis of Medical Renal Disease.In this study, Medical Renal Diseases was classified into acute and chronic medical renal disease.
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