Doppler Ultrasound

Doppler ultrasound is the first-line examination to perform when there is suspicion of renal colic in the pregnant woman. However, it does not differentiate physiological dilatation of pregnancy from pathological dilatation related, for example, to a kidney calculus. Since it only explores the high lumbar ureter or pelvic ureter, it misjudges many cases of calculi. With a sensitivity of 34% and a specificity of 86% (Mauroy et al. 1996; Sto-thers and Lee 1992), this exam is often flawed as a diagnostic procedure. Different devices have been developed in an attempt to improve its performance:

Baby Sleeping

Baby Sleeping

Everything You Need To Know About Baby Sleeping. Your baby is going to be sleeping a lot. During the first few months, your baby will sleep for most of theday. You may not get any real interaction, or reactions other than sleep and crying.

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