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Title: Radionuclides in nephrology

Abstract

In 47 expert contributions, this volume provides a summary of the latest research on radionuclides in nephro-urology together with current and new clinical applications especially in renovascular hypertension, kidney transplantation, and metabolic and urological diseases. In addition, attention is given to aspects of basic renal physiology and function and possible applications of nuclear magnetic resonance and spectroscopy in nephro-urology. New testing procedures which promise to improve diagnosis, and new radiopharmaceuticals are described. The reports are divided into eight sections, the first of which features studies on the renin-angiotensin system, cisplatin, atrial natriuretic factor and determining plasma oxalate. Four papers describe a number of new radiopharmaceuticals which have the potential to replace hippuran. In the third section, radionuclide methods for the measurement of renal function parameters are discussed. The book then focuses on the potential role of captopril in the improved diagnosis of renovascular hypertension. Applications of nuclear magnetic resonance and spectroscopy are demonstrated in the diagnosis of acute pyelonephritis, kidney assessment after lithotripsy, kidney evaluation prior to transplantation, and in monitoring renal ischemia during hypotension.

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6923936
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United States
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62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; GRAFTS; BLOOD FLOW; EVALUATION; KIDNEYS; DYNAMIC FUNCTION STUDIES; ISCHEMIA; NMR IMAGING; NMR SPECTRA; SCINTISCANNING; RADIOPHARMACEUTICALS; DIAGNOSTIC USES; HYPERTENSION; IMAGE PROCESSING; LEADING ABSTRACT; PHYSIOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; URETERS; ABSTRACTS; BODY; CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES; COUNTING TECHNIQUES; DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES; DISEASES; DOCUMENT TYPES; DRUGS; LABELLED COMPOUNDS; ORGANS; PROCESSING; RADIOISOTOPE SCANNING; SPECTRA; SYMPTOMS; TRANSPLANTS; URINARY TRACT; USES; VASCULAR DISEASES 550601* -- Medicine-- Unsealed Radionuclides in Diagnostics; 550602 -- Medicine-- External Radiation in Diagnostics-- (1980-)

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Lausanne, A.B.D.. Radionuclides in nephrology. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Lausanne, A.B.D.. Radionuclides in nephrology. United States.
Lausanne, A.B.D.. 1987. "Radionuclides in nephrology". United States. doi:.
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