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July 28, 2020

New RSNA Dose Exhibit: Suspected Renal Colic: Multispecialty Consensus Imaging and CT Dose Reduction Recommendations

Suspected Renal Colic: Multispecialty Consensus Imaging and CT Dose Reduction Recommendations (from RSNA 2019)

CT is the most accurate imaging method for detecting stones but does not need to be used for all patients who present with suspected renal colic. Recent patient-centric multispecialty consensus recommendations have been developed and operationalized using clinical vignettes.

Authors: E. Remer, C. Carpenter, M. Heilbrun, K. Klauer, A. Krambeck, C. Moreno, C. Scales, M. Shaw, K. Sternberg, C. Moore

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