Renal SPET

Part of the Developments in Nuclear Medicine book series (DNUM, volume 25)


Single Photon Emission Tomography (SPET) has now become an accepted part of nuclear medicine imaging in the fields of cardiology and neurology (chapters 5–7). However, the clear advantages of SPET in these modalities has not been routinely applied to imaging of the kidneys. For most practical purposes, routine imaging of both dynamic and static agents within the kidney is performed by planar imaging alone.


Acute Tubular Necrosis Single Photon Emission Tomography Renal Scar Acute Pyelonephritis Differential Renal Function 
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