Renal perfusion scintiscan - Results
Renal perfusion scintigraphy; Radionuclide renal perfusion scan; Perfusion scintiscan - renal; Scintiscan - renal perfusion
Blood flow to the kidneys appears normal.
What abnormal results mean:
Abnormal findings on the scan may be a sign of renal artery stenosis. This condition may be confirmed by doing a similar study that does not involve the use of an ACE inhibitor.
- Reviewed last on: 10/11/2010
- Louis S. Liou, MD, PhD, Chief of Urology, Cambridge Health Alliance, Visiting Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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