Beyond a Textbook

Renal Tract

This tutorial focuses on the normal renal tract and investigation of renal tract pathology. It complements other tutorials that discuss the surgical abdomen, gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary systems. Useful introductory information such as an approach to reading CT and x-ray films of the abdomen can be found in the abdomen talk.

Topics Covered

  • Imaging Modalities
  • Normal Kidneys
  • Congenital Abnormalities of Position and Cysts
  • Ureterocoele
  • Causes of Haematuria
  • Calculi on IVP and CT
  • Nephrocalcinosis
  • Renal Tubular Ectasia
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Renal Tract Infections
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Renal Abscess
  • Reflux
  • Tuberculosis
  • Renal Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumours
  • Urothelial Malignancy
  • Prostate
  • Urethrogram
  • Renal Tract Trauma
  • Interventional Radiology