Measurement of Separate Renal Function with 197 HgCl2

  • A. Schoutens
  • M. Verhas
Conference paper


After intravenous injection of radiomercury bichloride, renal activity rises slowly to reach 75% of its maximum at 6 h and a constant activity or plateau at 24 h. Urinary excretion of activity is negligible.


Vesicoureteric Reflux Ureteral Obstruction Constant Activity Obstructive Uropathies Compensatory Hypertrophy 
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  • A. Schoutens
  • M. Verhas

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