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Computed Tomography, Kidneys

Computed Tomography, Kidneys is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Computed axial tomography (CAT), computed transaxial tomography (CTT), kidney CT, helical/spiral CT.

Common Use:
To visualize and assess the kidney and surrounding structures to assist in diagnosing cancer, tumor, infection, and congenital anomalies. Used to evaluate the success of therapeutic medical, surgical, and radiation interventions.

Area Of Application:
Kidney.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Computed Tomography, Kidneys." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425454/all/Computed_Tomography__Kidneys.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Computed Tomography, Kidneys. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425454/all/Computed_Tomography__Kidneys. Accessed April 19, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Computed Tomography, Kidneys. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425454/all/Computed_Tomography__Kidneys
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Computed Tomography, Kidneys [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425454/all/Computed_Tomography__Kidneys.
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