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The obstructive diuresis renogram: an appraisal of the significance.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1552618     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We managed expectantly 23 patients with renal pelvic dilatation and unilaterally obstructive diuresis renograms. Serial renograms showed changes in ipsilateral relative renal function in 8 kidneys (4 deteriorated). Pressure-flow studies demonstrated low pressures on perfusion of 8 kidneys. Eight patients eventually required pyeloplasty, mostly for loin pain. Therefore, serially obstructive diuresis renograms can be associated with preserved renal function, with high pelviocaliceal compliance being a possible explanation.
Authors:
E W Lupton; H J Testa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  147     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1992 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-04-29     Completed Date:  1992-04-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  981-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, Withington Hospital, Manchester, England.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Diuresis
Humans
Hydronephrosis / physiopathology,  radionuclide imaging*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Radioisotope Renography*

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