NUCLEAR MEDICINE

Renal Transplantation

Oct 30, 2018 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Renal Transplantation

Renal Transplantation The incidence of end-stage renal disease is rising, and renal transplantation is the most desirable treatment for many of these patients, as it permits homeostasis and a quality…

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Renal Tumors

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Renal Tumors INTRODUCTION While there are many types of solid renal tumors; the most common solid renal masses are renal cell carcinomas (RCCs), angiomyolipomas (AMLs), and oncocytomas. Unfortunately, with the…

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Renal Failure

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Renal Failure RENAL FAILURE There is no clearly defined set of biochemical or clinical criteria that characterize renal failure. Most authors use this term to describe a patient whose renal…

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Renal Inflammatory Disease

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Renal Inflammatory Disease Inflammatory disease involving the kidney can be divided into two broad groups: (1) glomerulonephritis, which involves an immunologic injury of the glomerulus, and (2) interstitial nephritis, which…

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Renal Cystic Disease

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Renal Cystic Disease Renal cysts, cystic disease, and cystic masses are the most common abnormalities encountered in uroradiology. In some patients, renal cysts are part of a systemic process that…

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The Retroperitoneum

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The Retroperitoneum This chapter deals with those conditions that involve the urinary tract such as fluid collections, retroperitoneal fibrosis, and primary retroperitoneal tumors. It will not deal with the wide…

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The Adrenal Gland

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The Adrenal Gland INTRODUCTION The adrenal glands lie superior to the kidneys in the perinephric space. Since they are surrounded by fat, they are usually well visualized on computed tomography…

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Congenital Anomalies

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Congenital Anomalies UPPER URINARY TRACT ANOMALIES Kidney Anatomy The kidneys are paired retroperitoneal structures that parallel the psoas muscle on either side of the lumbar spine. They are composed of…

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2: Clinical Nuclear Medicine – Head to Toe

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and Bruce J. Barron2 (1) Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA (2) School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, USA   1 Neurology 1.1 Cerebral Death Scan 1.2 Brain Scan: Dementia and Epilepsy 1.3 I-123 Ioflupane…

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