Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 12

Hydronephrosis In Children and Kidney Dynamic Scintigraphy

Luljeta Abdullahu MD1*, Violeta Grajqevci MD PhD2*, Naser Gjonbalaj MD PhD3, Fitore Murati-Abdullahu4, Vjollca Dedushaj-Fazliu Mr Sci5 and Mimoza Berbatovci Ukimeraj MD PhD6

1Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Clinical Center of Kosova, Republic of Kosovo

2Clinic of Pediatric-Hemato-oncology Department, University Clinical Center of Kosova, Republic of Kosovo

3Clinic of Radiology, University Clinical Center of Kosova, Republic of Kosovo

4Department of Physiotherapeutic, University Clinical Center of Kosova, Republic of Kosovo

5Clinic of Endocrinology, University Clinical Center of Kosova, Republic of Kosovo

6Clinic of Nephrology, University Clinical Center of Kosova, Republic of Kosovo

*Corresponding Author: Luljeta Abdullahu, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Clinical Center of Kosova, Republic of Kosovo. E-mail: luljeta.ab@gmail.com and Violeta Grajçevci MD PhD, Clinic of Pediatric-Hemato-oncology Department, University Clinical Center of Kosova, Republic of Kosovo. E-mail: violetagrajqevci@hotmail.com

Received: June 25, 2020; Published: November 17, 2021

Abstract

The Goal: Quantification and classification of Hydronephrosis in children with Nuclear Medicine diagnostic method.

Methods: Retrospective study that has involved 49 pediatric patients in the time period from January to October 2015 at the age group from 2003 to 2015 (with an average age of 4.0 years). Dynamic study of the kidney is made with the protocol predefined study duration of 20 min for time of 99m Tc-DTPA administration-that. The images were taken with two detectors gamma camera with a low energy collimators and high resolution power in the rear projection.

Results: Of 49 patients to examine the dynamic kidney scintigraphy, 34 (69%) showed signs of morphological (anatomical) and functional hydronephrosis in varying degrees of development caused by different causes. The study included 19 (40%) cases of female with an average age of 4.68 years, and 30 cases were male (60%) with an average age of 3.86 years. Hydronephrosis of 34 cases with 14 females (41.17%) and 20 males (58.82%).

Conclusion: The method provides accurate high-quality diagnostic determination of the case of hydronephrosis, together with the test with "forced" diuresis predicts the nature of significant impairments in function and helps in the early detection of deterioration of functional mass.

 

Keywords: Hydronephrosa; Dynamic Renal Scan; 99m Tc-DTPA; Test with "Forced" Furosemide Diuresis; Ecam-gamma Camera

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Citation

Citation: Luljeta Abdullahu., et al. “Hydronephrosis In Children and Kidney Dynamic Scintigraphy". Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 5.12 (2021): 74-80.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Luljeta Abdullahu., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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