Renal perfusion scintiscan

Renal Perfusion Scintiscan

A Renal perfusion scintiscan is a nuclear scanning technique used to evaluate the kidneys. It is used to look for various renal diseases or other abnormalities. In particular, this scan can be used to diagnose whether the kidneys are functioning normally or not.

Preparation for Renal Perfusion Scintiscan

No special preparation is required before this scan. The radiologist or technician may ask you to refrain from drinking or eating for some time prior to the scan. You may also be asked to wear a hospital gown during the test.

Procedure for Renal Perfusion Scintiscan

The procedure involves the administration of a special radioactive gamma camera that emits gamma rays which