What is Ultrasound of kidneys (renal)?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: Ultrasound (Sonogram)

Medical sonography (ultrasonography) is an ultrasound-based diagnostic medical imaging technique used to visualize muscles, tendons, and many internal organs, their size, structure and any pathological lesions with real time tomographic images.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 9 3
General health 3 1
Frequent urination 2 0
Abnormal urine smell 1 0
Back pain around kidneys 1 0

Show all 13 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ultrasound of kidneys (renal)

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently having Ultrasound of kidneys (renal)

Dosage Patients
one time 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ultrasound of kidneys (renal).