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What does a renal scan with lasik mean?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
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In brief: I'm not sure

Did you mean retinal scan? Or renal scan with Lasix (furosemide) (the water pill)? If this is about eye surgery, then it is possible that you were told to have your retina checked prior to having lasser vision correction.
Otherwise, you may have been set up for evaluatio of your kidneys.

In brief: I'm not sure

Did you mean retinal scan? Or renal scan with Lasix (furosemide) (the water pill)? If this is about eye surgery, then it is possible that you were told to have your retina checked prior to having lasser vision correction.
Otherwise, you may have been set up for evaluatio of your kidneys.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: Assess obstruction

Usually renal scan `uses isotope either Tc99m DTPA or MAG3 injected intravenously which is extracted from blood stream by kidneys.
Usually this part of study 30 minutes in duration. Second part of study involves injection of lasix, (furosemide) a diuretic, to check drainage of kidneys for possible obstruction.

In brief: Assess obstruction

Usually renal scan `uses isotope either Tc99m DTPA or MAG3 injected intravenously which is extracted from blood stream by kidneys.
Usually this part of study 30 minutes in duration. Second part of study involves injection of lasix, (furosemide) a diuretic, to check drainage of kidneys for possible obstruction.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: Renal scan w/ lasix (furosemide)

I assume you mean renal scan with lasix (furosemide).
This is a type of nuclear medicine renal scan which uses a radiotracer to evaluate arterial flow to the kidneys as well as cortical concentration and excretion of tracer. Lasix (furosemide) is a medication administered during a renal scan usually to rule out urinary tract obstruction.

In brief: Renal scan w/ lasix (furosemide)

I assume you mean renal scan with lasix (furosemide).
This is a type of nuclear medicine renal scan which uses a radiotracer to evaluate arterial flow to the kidneys as well as cortical concentration and excretion of tracer. Lasix (furosemide) is a medication administered during a renal scan usually to rule out urinary tract obstruction.
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Customvue scan

I assume you mean retinal scan but what is actually done is to obtain a wavefront scan.
The eye's wavefront is an analysis of all of the ways your particular eye bends light. It allows the laser to design a laser treatment specific to you.

In brief: Customvue scan

I assume you mean retinal scan but what is actually done is to obtain a wavefront scan.
The eye's wavefront is an analysis of all of the ways your particular eye bends light. It allows the laser to design a laser treatment specific to you.
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Federico Mattioli
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Unsure

Renal refers to the kidneys, and lasik refers to an eye procedure.
Check your terms and repost.

In brief: Unsure

Renal refers to the kidneys, and lasik refers to an eye procedure.
Check your terms and repost.
Dr. Federico Mattioli
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