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Table 2 Renal ultrasound findings

From: Renal ultrasound provides low utility in evaluating cardiac surgery associated acute kidney injury

Renal sonographic findings Number of studies % of Total (n = 90)
Benign 12 13.3
Simple cysts 31 34.4
Non-obstructing calculi 3 3.3
Vascular calcifications 2 2.2
Increased echogenicity/cortical thinning (medical renal disease) 31 34.4
Hydronephrosis 1 1.1
Poor visualization 10 11.1
Obstructing calculi 0 0
Renal artery stenosis 0 0