Medical Necessity: Evaluate for hydronephrosis
Structures studied: Kidneys, including collecting system
Focused Question: Is hydronephrosis present?
Add Color Doppler to potential hydronephrosis to ensure it is not a vessel.
Evaluate for ureteral jets if any hydronephrosis seen.
HOW TO SCAN - RENAL
1.) Obtain video clip fanning through entire portions of both kidneys in both the longitudinal and transverse planes.
2.) Obtain one static representative image.