Renal Scan (DMSA)

Uptake in functional renal parenchyma.

 

Indications

 Assess relative function of each kidney


Recent UTI (pyelonephritis)

Check for renal scarring


Evaluation of congenital abnormalities



Renogram (DTPA or MAG3)

Provides information relating to renal vascularity, renal function and excretion.

 

Indications

Renogram - Renal obstruction


Differential function


Assessment of transplant


Diuretic Renogram - To differentiate a dilated from an obstructed renal collecting system

Captopril Renogram - diagnosis of renal artery stenosis (RAS)