Can MRI replace DMSA in the detection of renal parenchymal defects in children with urinary tract infections?

Abstract

Background: Renal parenchymal defects may be a consequence of urinary tract infections (UTI) in childhood. MRI is a non-radiation imaging modality compared with DMSA scanning. Objective: To compare DMSA with MRI for the detection of renal parenchymal defects in children presenting for radiological investigation after a first UTI. Materials and methods: Both… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00247-004-1335-0

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