Imaging of the Urogenital Tract: Concepts, Challenges and Controversies

  • U. V. Willi
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Since the establishment of prenatal screening by ultrasonography (US), a majority of abnormalities arising from the kidneys and urinary tract are discovered “prospectively” and referred for workup usually prior to the occurrence of any other clinical manifestation or complication. Yet, infection of the urinary tract, abdominal mass, pain, bleeding (hematuria) and other symptoms remain important clinical manifestations related to various abnormalities of the urinary tract as well as to the urogenital system as a more complex entity.


Urinary Tract Obstructive Uropathy Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction Urinary Tract Abnormality Cystic Nephroma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. V. Willi
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  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Children HospitalZurichSwitzerland

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