POCUS for Kidney Stone - Be Careful

POCUS for Kidney Stone - Be Careful

Point-of-care ultrasound in patients with renal colic had tepid diagnostic accuracy for nephrolithiasis.  If hydronephrosis was present, specificity was 94% and often indicated a stone >5mm.

Testicular Torsion Salvage at 24 Hours?

Testicular Torsion Salvage at 24 Hours?

Consider testicular torsion a surgical emergency even if it is past the usual 6-8 hour mark, which is traditionally taught as the outer limit of testicular viability.  This study found that the testicle could still be salvaged over half the time from 13-24 hours from onset.

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