A 57-year-old female asked:

Urologist suggests ct scan after xray and sonogram suggest kidney stones, but he saw only "shadow." is ct scan necessary to confirm stones? no pain.

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
CT scans are: more accurate than ultrasound for diagnosis of kidney stones and other anatomical abnormalities of kidneys such as tumors. If you are having painless hematuria, this condition raises suspicion of possible tumor in urinary tract.
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