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Superiority of tc-99m MAG3 to tc-99m DTPA in treating a patient with mild renal artery stenosis

P O Kiratli, B Caner, B Altun, S Cekirge
Annals of Nuclear Medicine 2001, 15 (1): 45-8
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A 22-year-old female patient with severe hypertension underwent both Technetium-99m diethylenetriaminepentaacetate and Technetium-99m mercaptoacetyltriglycine basal and captopril renal scintigraphy. While no significant change was seen with Tc-99m DTPA, there was left sided parenchymal retention of captopril Tc-99m MAG3 suggesting renal artery stenosis which was confirmed by angiography.

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