Why Does the Patient need to go for DTPA Kidney Scan?

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Why Does the Patient need to go for DTPA Kidney Scan?

Why Does the Patient need to go for DTPA Kidney/Renal Scan?

DTPA renal scan is a nuclear medicine imaging test that uses a radioactive tracer to assess how well your kidneys are working. The scan can help doctors identify kidney problems, such as damage or blockages, and determine the best treatment plan. DTPA renal scans are typically recommended when someone has unexplained blood in their urine, persistent pain in their side or back, swelling in their ankles or feet, or difficulty urinating.

A nuclear kidney scan, also known as a DTPA scan, is a diagnostic imaging test that uses a small amount of radioactive material to help assess how well your kidneys are working. The radioactive material is injected into your bloodstream and travels to your kidneys, where it is detected by a special camera. This type of scan can help your doctor determine if you have any blockages or other problems with your kidneys.

What is the process of a nuclear kidney Scan?

DTPA Scan is a nuclear scan that uses a radioactive tracer called diethylene triamine pentaacetic acid (DTPA) to look at how well the kidneys are working. DTPA is taken up by the kidneys and then passed into the urine. The radiation from the tracer is detected by a scanner and used to create pictures of the kidney.

A DTPA scan can help find out how well your kidneys are working and see if there is any damage or blockage. It can also help find out if you have any kidney stones.

 

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Hi, I am Alka Tiwari, Founder & Patient Care Executive at MRIChandigarh.com. Helping you get the diagnostics scans services like MRI, CT Scan, UltraSound & PET Scan, etc at the best price. At MRIChandigarh's blog, I will be writing to create awareness and to educate you about how and where to get diagnostic scans done in Chandigarh at the best price with best-in-class services.
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