DMSA


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99mTc-di·mer·cap·to·suc·cin·ic ac·id

(dī'mĕr-kap'tō-sŭk-sin'ik as'id),
Radiopharmaceutical that localizes to the renal cortex for imaging to determine scarring or pyelonephritis.

DMSA

Abbrev. for Diploma in Medical Services Administration.

DMSA

dimercaptosuccinic acid.
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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 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 renal scintigraphy.
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.
DMSA 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).
Pike was interviewed by The NonProfit Times and while demanding transparency by The DMA, declined to answer questions regarding his business, DMSA, Inc.
Ultrasound is not very sensitive in early or uncomplicated cases, and is less sensitive than CT and DMSA [sup.
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.