Ureteroscopy Workup

Updated: Nov 21, 2016
  • Author: Michael Grasso, III, MD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Workup

Laboratory Studies

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  • Coagulation factors
    • Prothrombin time
    • Activated partial thromboplastin time
    • Platelet count
  • Urinalysis and urine culture
  • Standard preoperative laboratory workup
    • CBC count
    • Electrolyte levels
    • Serum creatinine and BUN determination
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Imaging Studies

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  • Useful preoperative imaging studies depending on the clinical presentation include the following:
    • Renal ultrasonography
    • IVP (once ubiquitous, now increasingly being phased out)
    • CT scanning
    • MRI
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