Factors contributing to the success of ultrasound-guided native renal biopsy

J. Scott Kriegshauser, Maitray D. Patel, Scott W. Young, Frederick Chen, William G. Eversman, Yu Hui H Chang, Maxwell Smith

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Abstract

Objectives-The purpose of this study was to evaluate factors contributing to the success of ultrasound-guided native renal biopsy. Methods-We retrospectively identified patients who had ultrasound-guided native renal biopsy at our institution over a 10-year period. We reviewed the imaging and electronic medical records to collect demographic information and clinical data, incluDing pathologic results. Biopsy samples were categorized and compared on the basis of the number of glomeruli (optimal [?20] versus suboptimal [

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)381-387
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Volume35
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2016

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Keywords

  • Adequacy
  • Biopsy
  • Native kidney
  • Pathology
  • Success

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Kriegshauser, J. S., Patel, M. D., Young, S. W., Chen, F., Eversman, W. G., Chang, Y. H. H., & Smith, M. (2016). Factors contributing to the success of ultrasound-guided native renal biopsy. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 35(2), 381-387. https://doi.org/10.7863/ultra.15.05023