HOW IS KIDNEY SCINTIGRAPHY DONE AND HOW SHOULD THE EXAM BE PREPARED - DIAGNOSTIC EXAMS

Renal scintigraphy: what it is, how to prepare and how it is made



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Renal scintigraphy is an MRI scan that allows the kidney shape and function to be assessed by injecting a radioactive substance into the vein, called a radiopharmaceutical, which is bright in the image and kidney. There are two main types of renal scintigraphy: Static renal scintigraphy: the images are obtained in a single moment with the person at rest; Dynamic renal scintigraphy: dynamic images are obtained from production to elimination of urine