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Determination of kidney function with 99mTc-DTPA renography using a dual-head camera

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title = "Determination of kidney function with 99mTc-DTPA renography using a dual-head camera",
abstract = "Single-head gamma camera renography has been used for decades to estimate kidney function. An estimate of the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) can be obtained using Tc-diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (Tc-DTPA). However, because of differing attenuation, an error is introduced when the kidney depth or kidney size is unequal. This error can be reduced using geometric mean data obtained from dual-head renography. The aim of this study was to compare single-head versus dual-head assessment of single kidney function.",
keywords = "Female, Glomerular Filtration Rate, Humans, Kidney Function Tests, Male, Middle Aged, Radioisotope Renography, Technetium Tc 99m Pentetate",
author = "Madsen, {Claus J} and M{\o}ller, {Michael L} and Bo Zerahn and Claire Fynbo and Jensen, {Jens J}",
year = "2013",
month = apr,
doi = "10.1097/MNM.0b013e32835f1620",
language = "English",
volume = "34",
pages = "322--7",
journal = "Nuclear Medicine Communications",
issn = "0143-3636",
publisher = "Lippincott Williams & Wilkins",
number = "4",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Determination of kidney function with 99mTc-DTPA renography using a dual-head camera

AU - Madsen, Claus J

AU - Møller, Michael L

AU - Zerahn, Bo

AU - Fynbo, Claire

AU - Jensen, Jens J

PY - 2013/4

Y1 - 2013/4

N2 - Single-head gamma camera renography has been used for decades to estimate kidney function. An estimate of the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) can be obtained using Tc-diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (Tc-DTPA). However, because of differing attenuation, an error is introduced when the kidney depth or kidney size is unequal. This error can be reduced using geometric mean data obtained from dual-head renography. The aim of this study was to compare single-head versus dual-head assessment of single kidney function.

AB - Single-head gamma camera renography has been used for decades to estimate kidney function. An estimate of the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) can be obtained using Tc-diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (Tc-DTPA). However, because of differing attenuation, an error is introduced when the kidney depth or kidney size is unequal. This error can be reduced using geometric mean data obtained from dual-head renography. The aim of this study was to compare single-head versus dual-head assessment of single kidney function.

KW - Female

KW - Glomerular Filtration Rate

KW - Humans

KW - Kidney Function Tests

KW - Male

KW - Middle Aged

KW - Radioisotope Renography

KW - Technetium Tc 99m Pentetate

U2 - 10.1097/MNM.0b013e32835f1620

DO - 10.1097/MNM.0b013e32835f1620

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 23426159

VL - 34

SP - 322

EP - 327

JO - Nuclear Medicine Communications

JF - Nuclear Medicine Communications

SN - 0143-3636

IS - 4

ER -

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