J Pediatr Urol 2021 Mar 30. Epub 2021 Mar 30.
Department of Urology, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, 43205, USA; Division of Urology, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, 12208, USA.
Introduction: Nephrolithiasis is detected on ultrasound by the presence of an echogenic focus, posterior acoustic shadowing and/or twinkle artifact (TA). TA has been shown to be highly predictive of nephrolithiasis in adults with renal colic and ureteral stones. We sought to evaluate if TA is reliable for diagnosing nephrolithiasis in the pediatric population. Read More