What To Think About
- Abnormal results from a kidney scan may be
further investigated by tests such as a kidney
ultrasound, intravenous pyelogram (IVP), or computed
tomography (CT) scan.
- Another type of scan
(radionuclide cystogram) may be done to determine whether urine is flowing
backward from the bladder into the ureters. To learn more, see the
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Chernecky CC, Berger BJ (2008). Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures, 5th ed. St. Louis: Saunders.
Fischbach FT, Dunning MB III, eds. (2009). Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, 8th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
Pagana KD, Pagana TJ (2010). Mosby’s Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests, 4th ed. St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology|
|Last Revised||October 17, 2012|
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October 17, 2012
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