MAG3

MAG3

Abbreviation for;
mercaptoacetyltriglycine (see there)
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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.
Sam underwent an uncomfortable MAG3 test - being injected with radioactive fluid - at Coventry's University Hospital last November.
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.
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)).
The MAG3 is the newest addition to the MAG-Series machining center product line from Makino.
Among these products are OctreoScan, an indium labeled peptide for the scintigraphic localization of neuroendocrine tumors; P-32 chromic phosphate, an approved radioisotope currently being investigated for use in therapy of various types of solid tumors and advanced stage ovarian cancer; and MAG3, a technetium labeled tracer used in the quantitative evaluation of renal disease.
Since it began selling the product in 1990, Mallinckrodt Medical has distributed the TechneScan MAG3 kit through its own network of 29 nuclear medicine pharmacies and through independent radiopharmacies across the United States.
This agreement should significantly increase the availability of TechneScan MAG3 to hospitals throughout the U.
Mallinckrodt Medical's TechneScan MAG3 is used by nuclear medicine physicians to obtain high quality diagnostic images of kidneys and the renal system.