Renal DTPA Scan

What is Renal DTPA scan?

Renal DTPA scan is a process for diagnosis and evaluation of kidney functioning. It involves intravenous administration of radiopharmaceutical material to assess the drainage pattern of kidneys and to find out if any area is not functioning properly. This painless, non-invasive technology has revolutionised the world of medicine.

The process detects all kinds of abnormalities, be it functional or structural. The top-notch evaluation helps the doctor in deciding the correct path for the treatment and treats any abnormality associated with kidneys without any invasion or surgery.

What makes Renal DTPA scan so unique?

• The unique technology of Renal DTPA scan at Medanta takes multiple images of the kidneys with a Gamma Camera which increases the accuracy and precision of diagnosis and analyses the renal funct...

How is it done?

What are the benefits and risks of Renal DTPA scan?

Renal DTPA scan is painless, and is a non-invasive procedure to monitor functioning of Kidneys. The process has been advantageous to countless patients but it also brings some risks which the patient should be aware of.

  • The scan gives an early and precise diagnosis.
  • The procedure of PET CT scan is precise in staging and localisation of the patient.
  • The scan offers accurate monitoring and treatment.

The benefits of the scan usually outweigh the risks. However, some potent risks are:

  • Radiation exposure: the body is exposed to harmful radiation, however, the amount of exposure is within the national recommended levels.
  • In pregnant ladies: the doctor should know about

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