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Captopril renography as a prognostic factor in obstructive hydronephrosis with preserved renal function.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20005018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hydronephrotic kidney with a differential renal function greater than 55% is defined as supranormal. The signification of this finding remains controversial. In this article, the authors reported a case of supranormal function in obstructive hydronephrosis. Differential renal functions were evaluated after administration of captopril and after pyeloplasty. The role of captopril renography as a prognostic factor for surgery is discussed.
Authors:
S Ajmi; K Ben Ali; M Guezguez; R Sfar; M Nouira
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-12-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista espa?ola de medicina nuclear     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0212-6982     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Esp Med Nucl     Publication Date:    2010 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-01     Completed Date:  2010-06-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9208726     Medline TA:  Rev Esp Med Nucl     Country:  Spain    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  20-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2009 Elsevier Espa?a, S.L. y SEMNIM. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Sahloul's Hospital, Sousse, Tunisia. ajmi_sami@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angiotensin II / physiology
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors / diagnostic use*,  pharmacology
Captopril / diagnostic use*,  pharmacology
Child
Humans
Hydronephrosis / physiopathology,  radionuclide imaging*,  surgery
Kidney / drug effects*,  physiopathology
Kidney Function Tests / methods*
Kidney Tubules, Collecting / radionuclide imaging*
Male
Peristalsis / drug effects
Prognosis
Radiopharmaceuticals / diagnostic use
Technetium Tc 99m Pentetate / diagnostic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors; 0/Radiopharmaceuticals; 11128-99-7/Angiotensin II; 62571-86-2/Captopril; 65454-61-7/Technetium Tc 99m Pentetate

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