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Non-contrast CT KUB still has a central role in the management of patients suspected of nephrolithiasis
  1. David Alao
  1. Emergency medicine, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, Plymouth, UK
  1. Correspondence to David Alao, Emergency medicine, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, Plymouth PL6 8DH, UK; david.alao{at}

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Dear Editor

I read with interest, the first of the SONO case series by William Shyy and Roneesha Knight.1

I would like to make a few comments about the article and the proposed algorithm.

  1. The advantage of non-contrast low-dose CT scan is its ability to measure the size and location of the calculus. This is important for an …

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