99mTc-dimercaptosuccinic acid

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.
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Imaging of urinary tract that include renal USG, micturating cystourethrography (MCU), 99mTc-dimercaptosuccinic acid scintigraphy (DMSA) and in some cases Ethylene dicysteine renal scan (EC renal scan), 99mTc-diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid scan (DTPA scan) and Intravenous pyelography (IVP) were done whenever relevant as per protocol recommended by Indian Paediatric Nephrology Group.
Renal Uptake of 99mTc-Dimercaptosuccinic Acid Is Dependent on Normal Proximal Tubule Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis.