IVU in children

• Has been largely replaced by USS, CT scanning, and nuclear medicine studies

• Still useful in children with complicated stone disease, abnormal/variant upper tract anatomy, and hematuria

• Certain modifications are required:

■ Limit amount of contrast (1 mL/kg body weight)

■ Limit number of films to three

■ Avoid dehydration

■ Avoid bowel preparation

■ Avoid compression

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