Urological Surgeon and Assistant Professor.
Hydrostatic Pressure within Renal Cysts
Article first published online: 26 NOV 2008
© 1982 British Association of Urological Surgeons
British Journal of Urology
Volume 54, Issue 2, pages 93–94, April 1982
How to Cite
DEREZIC, D. and CECUK, Lj. (1982), Hydrostatic Pressure within Renal Cysts. British Journal of Urology, 54: 93–94. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.1982.tb13525.x
- Issue published online: 26 NOV 2008
- Article first published online: 26 NOV 2008
- Accepted for publication 9 December 1980
Summary— Hydrostatic pressure was measured within 10 simple renal cysts during surgical exploration. The pressure ranged from 12.5 to 31.0 cm of water (average 22 cm). It seems that the persistently elevated hydrostatic pressure within renal cysts could be associated with their expansion.