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The role of DMSA renal scintigraphy in the first episode of urinary tract infection in childhood.

Authors
  • Supavekin, Suroj
  • Surapaitoolkorn, Wantanee
  • Pravisithikul, Nantiya
  • Kutanavanishapong, Siwinee
  • Chiewvit, Sunanta
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of Nuclear Medicine
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2013
Volume
27
Issue
2
Pages
170–176
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s12149-012-0671-7
PMID: 23203209
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Abnormal renal ultrasonography and severe VUR identify renal parenchymal changes. DMSA renal scintigraphy in the first episode of UTI should be carried out in those patients. Abnormal DMSA renal scintigraphy at 1 month after UTI has a tendency to persist.

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