MAG3

MAG3

Abbreviation for;
mercaptoacetyltriglycine (see there)
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Subsequent MAG3 scan revealed complete loss of renal function of the left kidney.
Measurement of effective renal plasma flow (ERPF) with the help of para- aminohippuric acid (PAH) or radio pharmaceuticals like MAG3 etc is another method.
If the VCUG is normal and there is increased dilation of the renal pelvis during the follow-up, a diuretic renogram with DTPA or MAG3 or an excretory urography should be performed, depending on the patient's age and renal maturity.
A revision by Ahmed and Lakshman (5) interrogated doctors on how they made a control of these patients and only 49% did occasional studies such as postnatal ultrasound, renal scan with DMSA or MAG3, or voiding cystogram; only 7% will refer to specialist (5).
Sam underwent an uncomfortable MAG3 test - being injected with radioactive fluid - at Coventry's University Hospital last November.
The MAG3 is the newest addition to the MAG-Series machining center product line from Makino.
Mercaptoacetyltriglycine - MAG3 Uses diuretic to evaluate suspected urinary tract obstruction.
Patients were followed with postoperative serial creatinine and imaging ranging from one to 12 months after surgery and consisting of renal ultrasound (n=14), computed tomography (CT) abdomen/pelvis or CT kidney-ureter-bladder (KUB) (n=6), CT intravenous pyelogram (n=2), MAG3 renogram (n=1), and pelvic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (n=1).
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.
This article has briefly covered the following uses: GI bleeding scintigraphy with Tc-99m RBCs, appendicitis imaging with Tc-99m HMPAO WBCs, and cholescintigraphy with Tc-99m MAG3 for acute urinary obstruction.
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.
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)).