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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On a renogram, most of the activity clears from the kidneys and is found in the bladder at the end of the study.
By increasing the pretest probability, analysis of clinical variables allows a positive captopril renogram to be more informative.
Hastalarm operasyon oncesi kesin tanisi icin intravenoz piyelogram, bilgisayarh tomografi (BT) ve/veya diuretikh renogram gibi kombine incelemeler yapilmalidir.
The patient went on to have a diuretic renogram to assess renal function.
Retrospectively in our series, it was not possible to measure a change of renal function of a single operative kidney by renogram or removed volume data.
Split renal function is determined by radio-isotope DTPA renogram or MAG3 scan, which demonstrates uptake and clearance of the isotope of the individual kidneys (Figs 5(a) and (b)).
It also showed an absent renogram on the left (confirmed absent left kidney on ultrasound).
In all 18 cases, a diagnosis was based on intravenous urography and endoscopic exploration using a diuretic renogram with MAG3 and cystography in the 5 megaureter cases.
6] As either of the moieties can be functioning poorly in a duplex system, a MAG-3 isotopic renogram becomes useful for considering the different options in management.
In the setting of a normal, functioning contralateral kidney on nuclear renogram, opinion favoured delayed laparoscopic nephrectomy.
A renogram reveals discrepant percent activity with 57% of the activity on the left and 49% on the right.