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Urology Coding Alert

Imaging Procedures:
Refresh Your Knowledge of Renal Imaging

Start by distinguishing ‘complete’ from ‘limited.’ Physicians use renal ultrasounds to assess the size, shape, and location of a patient’s kidneys and to assess pathological processes that may involve the kidneys. Ultrasound can help the physician determine needle placement for biopsies or tubes for drainage. Ultrasounds can detect renal cysts, calculi, tumors, abscesses, obstruction, fluid collection, and infection within or [...]


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