Renal Scan-DTPA & EC-Instructions

  1. No fasting required

  2. Encouraged to drink a lot of fluids before and after the study.

  3. In the case of pediatric patients, they will be sent to the pediatric emergency department to put the IV cannula.

  4. A small dose of radioactive injection is given IV and initial images are acquired for 30mins. Many patients may require a delayed Images after 2 hours(will be decided by the doctor after seeing the initial scan).

  5. Please inform the attending staff in case you are pregnant.

  6. Reports will be issued the same day.

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