Anatomic imaging of the urinary tract

Anatomic imaging The plain film of the abdomen, or KUB, is a simple way of determining renal size and shape. The normal kidney shadow will approximate the length of three and one-half vertebral bodies, or about 12 cm. Bilaterally small kidneys in a patient with renal insufficiency implies a chronic, irreversible process, whereas the presence … Continue reading “Anatomic imaging of the urinary tract”