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Renal Trauma

  • Erich K. Lang
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

The past decade has seen the emergence of a new management strategy for renal injuries. Increased acceptance of conservative management for some types of renal injury combined with improved confidence in the information provided by a new generation of imaging modalities has made feasible the clinical implementation of new management concepts, which also address the quest for curtailment of medical cost.

Keywords

Renal Artery Renal Injury Blunt Trauma Compute Tomogram Ureteropelvic Junction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erich K. Lang
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  1. 1.Department of Radiology, School of Medicine in New OrleansLouisiana State University, Medical CenterNew OrleansUSA

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