A Study of Urinary Tract Problems Usinig Ultrasound Imaging
Urinary Tract Problems using Ultrasound Imaging
Keywords:Urinary Tract Problems, Hydronephrosis, UTI, Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, Obstructive Uropathy
Problems of the Urinary Tract are one of the most widespread infectious diseases, if left uncontrolled; it could really result in serious complications that can cause acute and chronic urinary tract failure. Objective: To assess the Urinary Tract Problems using Ultrasound Imaging.
Methods: It is cross-sectional research conducted at the Radiology Department of District Health Quarter Hospital, Gujranwala, Pakistan from 1, August 2022 to 30, November 2022. Abdominal Ultrasound Techniques was performed in a supine position. A sample size of 102 patients has been calculated via a convenient sampling technique. The patients under the age of 10 years were not included. The data was collected, calculated, and analyzed using SPSS version 26.0. Results: Most of the patients complaining Urinary Tract Problems were between the age of 40 to 80 years 59(57.8%). It was more common in males 54(52.9%). Most of the patients came for Ultrasound had the past history of UTI. Most of the patients came with pain and burning while urination 36(35.3%). The most common cause of Urinary Tract Problems was hydronephrosis 74(72.5%). Conclusion: Urinary Tract Problems were developed in any age group and most common in males. The major cause of Urinary Tract Problem was Hydronephrosis.
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