Aka: Limited Ultrasound for Acute Renal Colic, Nephrolithiasis Imaging with Ultrasound, Urolithiasis Imaging with Ultrasound, Ureteral Calculi Imaging with Sonography, Kidney Stone Imaging with Sonography
Longitudinal Plane (long axis with indicator at 12:00)
Transverse Plane (short axis with indicator at 9:00)
Obtain view of trigone with doppler to demonstrate bilateral ureteral jets
Presence of bilateral ureteral jets in a well hydrated patient excludes ureteral obstruction
Mateer and Jorgensen (2012) Introduction and Advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Conference, GulfCoast Ultrasound, St. Pete's Beach
Noble (2011) Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound, Cambridge University Press, New York, p. 227-39
Reardon (2011) Pocket Atlas Emergency Ultrasound, McGraw Hill, New York, p. 163-88
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