renogram


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renogram

 [re´no-gram]
a graphic record of kidney function produced by externally monitoring the level of radioactivity in the bladder as a radiopharmaceutical agent enters it from the kidney via the ureters.

re·no·gram

(rē'nō-gram),
The assessment of renal function by external radiation detectors after the administration of a radiopharmaceutical agent that is filtered and excreted by the kidney.
[reno- + G. gramma, something written]

renogram

(rē′nə-grăm′)
n.
1. A graphic record of the passage of radiation through the renal system after injection of a radioactive tracer.
2. A radiograph of a kidney.

re′nog′ra·phy (rē-nŏg′rə-fē) n.

renogram

[rē′nəgram]
a radiographic image resulting from a renal scan.

renal scan

A study in which a radioisotope (e.g., 99mTc-labeled mercaptoacetyl triglycine) is administered to evaluate renal blood flow and renal transplant risks.

re·no·gram

(rē'nō-gram)
The assessment of renal function by external radiation detectors after the administration of a radiopharmaceutical that is filtered and excreted by the kidney.
[reno- + G. gramma, something written]

renogram

a graphic record of kidney function produced by externally monitoring the level of radioactivity in the bladder as a radiopharmaceutical agent enters it from the kidney via the ureters.
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All enrolled patients underwent the renal functional renogram examination using technetium-99m-mercaptoacetyl-triglycine (Tc99m-MAG3) and blood examination one year postoperatively.
Table-II: Pre and postoperative findings on US, diuretic renogram and renal cortical spect.
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On a renogram, most of the activity clears from the kidneys and is found in the bladder at the end of the study.
A nephrectomy was indicated in this case, as a renogram demonstrated minimal renal function in the ectopic kidney, and so pyeloplasty or any form of reconstruction would have been inappropriate.
A 6-month post surgery renogram revealed the right kidney to have good function with no obstruction and relative function of 59%.
In September 1978, after she developed a partial urinary tract obstruction caused by enlarging pelvic tumors, a renogram confirmed declining function in both kidneys.
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A diuretic renogram is then obtained to help distinguish between the two.
Measurement of glomerular filtration rate by the 99'Tc-DTPA renogram is less precise than measured and predicted creatinine clearance.