Above: left and right posterior pinhole images
Below: posterior oblique pinhole images
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If the object is to detect renal scarring, the patient must be free of infection for a few months prior to the exam.
When used for the detection of pylonephritis, the sensitivity and specificity have been reported to be better than 95%.
References and General Discussion of Renal Scintigraphy (Anatomic field:Genitourinary System, Category:Normal, Technique, Congenital Anomaly)
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