Evaluation of nuclide renal dynamic image in diagnosing diabetic nephropathy
- 14 Downloads
Twenty non-insulin dependent diabetics were given nuclide renal dynamic image examination to investigate its significance in the diagnosis of diabetic nephropathy (DNP). The results showed that 1) the glomerular filtration was hyperfunctioned in the diabetics with less than 5 years course, whereas it was impaired in the diabetics with over 5 years course and 2) nuclide renal dynamic image could reveal the glomerular hyperfiltration without β2-microglobulinuria or microalbuminuria, suggesting that it is superior to the clinical biochemical parameters in the diagnosis, especially in the early identification of DNP.
Key wordsdiabetic nephropathy Tc-DTPA
- 4.Roger A R, Amjad A, Richard D Ret al. Renal scanning99 mTc-DTPA glomerular filtration rate (GFR) determination compared with iothalamate clearance GFR in diabetics. Am J Kid Dis, 1992, 10:569Google Scholar
- 5.Gates G F. Glomerular filtration rate: Estimation from fractional renal accumulation of99 mTc-DTPA. Am J Radiol, 1982, 138: 565Google Scholar
- 7.Julia A. Breyer. Diabetic nephropathy in insulin dependent patients. Am J Kid Dis, 1992, 10:533Google Scholar