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I want to know about the role of dmsa test in kidney?
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Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: Scarring, pyelo
Dmsa test is usually ordered to evaluate for renal scarring or pyelonephritis.

In brief: Scarring, pyelo
Dmsa test is usually ordered to evaluate for renal scarring or pyelonephritis.
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
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Dr. Terence Chapman
Urology - Oncology
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In brief: Measure renal cortex
Radiolabeled dmsa is administered to estimate the amount of functional renal tissue present.
It is sometimes used to monitor children who may have disorders (eg, vesicoureteral reflux) which may cause loss of renal tissue. Other molecules (eg, dtpa or mag-3) are intended to estimate actual renal function or look for the presence of obstruction.

In brief: Measure renal cortex
Radiolabeled dmsa is administered to estimate the amount of functional renal tissue present.
It is sometimes used to monitor children who may have disorders (eg, vesicoureteral reflux) which may cause loss of renal tissue. Other molecules (eg, dtpa or mag-3) are intended to estimate actual renal function or look for the presence of obstruction.
Dr. Terence Chapman
Dr. Terence Chapman
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