DMSA Case 1

Details on the Request Card

24yr old female with recurrent UTIs. ? renal scarring

Procedure

Anterior and posterior images are shown. Split function is R - 53%, L - 47%

scan image

Questions

1) Name the radiopharmaceutical and isotope
2) How long from injection to imaging?
3) Why?
4) What is the accepted range for normal split function?
5) What are the green and white lines on the right hand images?
6) What percentage of the radiopharmaceutical is excreted?

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