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Renal length in a healthy Sri Lankan adult population - Sonographic study

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I. Kodikara ,

Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, LK
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D.T.K. Gamage,

Base Hospital Tissamaharama, Tissamaharama, LK
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K.W.G.P. Nilmini,

Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, LK
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B.G. Nanayakkara,

Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, LK
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I. Ilayperuma

Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Galle, LK
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Abstract

Kidney to body height ratio (KBR) is considered as a better parameter compared to absolute renal length (RL) in renal size evaluation. Ethnic variations are described for renalsizes. Studies pertaining to renal length are scares for Sri Lankan population. Current study was conducted to evaluate RL and KBR for a group of Sri Lankan adults.
Keywords: Renal length, KBR
How to Cite: Kodikara I, Gamage DTK, Nilmini KWGP, Nanayakkara BG, Ilayperuma I. Renal length in a healthy Sri Lankan adult population - Sonographic study. Sri Lanka Anatomy Journal. 2018;2(2):49. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/slaj.v2i2.11
Published on 03 Dec 2018.

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