Acoustic Shadow Articles


  • Innovations in Ultrasound Technology in the Management of Kidney Stones.

    This article reviews new advances in ultrasound technology for urinary stone disease. Recent research to facilitate the diagnosis of nephrolithiasis, including use of the twinkling signal and posterior acoustic shadow, have helped to improve the use of ultrasound examination for detecting and sizing renal stones.

    Published April 14, 2019
  • Review of techniques for ultrasonic determination of kidney stone size.

    Imaging is a vital cog in the wheel of diagnosis and management of patients suspected with renal and ureteric calculi, and it is imperative to choose the appropriate investigation that is accurate as well as safe for the patient.

    Published November 11, 2018
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