10 doctors weighed in:
Is it possible to see kidney stone with MRI or CT scan?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Eric Wang
Radiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Noncontrast ct is the most sensitive and specific noninvasive exam for finding kidney stones.
Mri (more specifically mr urogram) may find them, as well, but it is less common to order this test.

In brief: Yes
Noncontrast ct is the most sensitive and specific noninvasive exam for finding kidney stones.
Mri (more specifically mr urogram) may find them, as well, but it is less common to order this test.
Dr. Eric Wang
Dr. Eric Wang
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Dr. Ronald Dreifuss
CT is the way to good. MRI is not a first line test for the detection of kidney stones
Dr. Carl Decker
Radiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: CT
It is very unlikely that you would find a small kidney stone on mri.
Ct without contrast is the way to go.

In brief: CT
It is very unlikely that you would find a small kidney stone on mri.
Ct without contrast is the way to go.
Dr. Carl Decker
Dr. Carl Decker
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Cat scan better
Ct better.

In brief: Cat scan better
Ct better.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Stones
No dye ct scan is best test for kidney stones.

In brief: Stones
No dye ct scan is best test for kidney stones.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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