Accuracy of radionuclide imaging in distinguishing renal masses from normal variants.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

To determine the accuracy of scintigraphy in distinguishing true renal masses from normal variants, 40 patients with excretory urographic findings indicating a possible, but not definite, mass lesion were studied. Scintigraphy correctly identified 17 true masses and 17 normal variants. Four false positive and two false negative results were obtained.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Older, RA; Korobkin, M; Workman, J; Cleeve, DM; Cleeve, LK; Sullivan, D; Webster, GD

Published Date

  • August 1, 1980

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 136 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 443 - 448

PubMed ID

  • 7403523

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8419

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiology.136.2.7403523


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States