The Resistive Index Is a Marker of Renal Function, Pathology, Prognosis, and Responsiveness to Steroid Therapy in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
Changes in kidney sizes based on chronic kidney disease (CKD) stages. The renal length was significantly smaller in patients with CKD stage 5 than in those with CKD stage 1 or 2 (). However, in CKD stages 1 to 4, there was no clear association between the disease stage and kidney size. * versus stage 1, † versus stage 2.