Diagnosing Acute Pyelonephritis with CT, 99mTc-DMSA SPECT, and Doppler Ultrasound: A Comparative Study

@inproceedings{Yoo2010DiagnosingAP,
  title={Diagnosing Acute Pyelonephritis with CT, 99mTc-DMSA SPECT, and Doppler Ultrasound: A Comparative Study},
  author={Je Mo Yoo and Jun Sung Koh and Chang Hee Han and Su Lim Lee and U Syn Ha and Sung Hak Kang and Yun Seok Jung and Yong Seok Lee},
  booktitle={Korean journal of urology},
  year={2010}
}
PURPOSE With growing interest in early imaging, the aim of our study was to define the most practical modality for routine clinical use for the diagnosis of acute pyelonephritis (APN). We compared the sensitivity of enhanced computerized tomography (CT), dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) scintigraphy, and Doppler ultrasonography (DUS) by using clinical findings as the standard of reference. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 207 APN patients (191 women, 16 men; mean age, 49.4 years; range, 17-88… CONTINUE READING

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