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

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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.
Original languageEnglish
JournalNuclear Medicine Communications
Volume34
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)322-7
Number of pages6
ISSN0143-3636
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Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013

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  • Female, Glomerular Filtration Rate, Humans, Kidney Function Tests, Male, Middle Aged, Radioisotope Renography, Technetium Tc 99m Pentetate

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