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What does a kidney scan involve; is it radioactive?

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: See below

A nuclear scan has radioactive tracer to determine kidney function.
The ct scan may invove a iodinated dye to resolve certain structures within the kidney.

In brief: See below

A nuclear scan has radioactive tracer to determine kidney function.
The ct scan may invove a iodinated dye to resolve certain structures within the kidney.
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