Doctors have a long history of using this chelating agent to detoxify patients with heavy metal overexposure, and often combine oral DMSA
with NaMgEDTA infusions.
In support of this hypothesis, the DMSA
chelation challenge test induced a 3.
In assessment of diagnostic performance, the sensitiviy, specificity, positive predictive value and negative predictive value were calculated together with confidence intervals in comparison of tissue harmonic imaging USG-PDUS with DMSA
Plots of signal intensity for CZF-MNPs and CZF-MNPs- DMSA
as a function of [T.
Se hizo gammagrafia con DMSA
a 582 pacientes (43,4% del total de los que tenian RVU) 4 a 6 meses luego del episodio de ITU con el objetivo de evaluar la presencia de cicatrices en el parenquima renal; estas se observaron en 371 (63,7%) casos y no las habia en 211 (36,3%).
Methodology: Tc-99m DTPA and Tc-99m DMSA
scintigraphies were performed in Group A; Tc-99m MAG3 and Tc-99m DMSA
scintigraphies were performed in Group B.
scans were obtained at least 4-6 months after the last pyelonephritis episode in all patients.
La gammagrafia con Tc-99 DMSA
es util para identificar a los ninos con pielonefritis.
Gammagraphy with T99 DMSA
is a highly useful test in these cases, allowing to rule out ectopic kidneys and providing renal function information (1,2).
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Ultrasound is not very sensitive in early or uncomplicated cases, and is less sensitive than CT and DMSA
Despite the fact that studies have demonstrated rises in urinary mercury excretions after DMSA
challenge in patients regardless of symptoms or history of mercury exposure, (8,9) some practitioners continue to use this challenge test and compare results with reference ranges determined without provocation, ultimately creating confusion in patients, and in many cases reinforcing their belief that they are "poisoned.