Gallium67 scintigraphy in the diagnosis of acute renal disease.

  title={Gallium67 scintigraphy in the diagnosis of acute renal disease.},
  author={A. Leon Linton and Joni M Richmond and W. Clark and Robert McGregor Lindsay and Albert A. Driedger and Lamk M Lamki},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  volume={24 2},
67Ga scintigraphy was performed in 44 patients with various biopsy proven forms of renal disease and in a further 64 patients, some with clinically diagnosed renal disease and some with non-renal disorders. Renal uptake of gallium at 48 hours was graded by two blinded observers and by tissue ratios determined by computer. All 11 patients with biopsy proven acute drug-induced interstitial nephritis demonstrated intense, diffuse, bilateral renal 67Ga uptake, a phenomenon observed in only five of… CONTINUE READING


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