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What is the Resistive Index?

Often on the official radiology report for a renal ultrasound with Doppler flows, a number called the “resistive index” is listed. What does this number mean and how is it derived? The resistive index (RI) measures the resistance…

Nuclear Medicine Renal Imaging

There are numerous different types of radionuclide imaging which are used in renal imaging–more commonly in pediatric than in adult patients, and as such my knowledge of these procedures as it pertains to adult nephrology patients has always…

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