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  • Hi Vicky, A new CE article published online in the JNMT about diuretic renal scintigraphy addresses your question (due for full publication in the December 2022 JNMT ). Diuretic Renal Scintigraphy Protocol Considerations Kevin P. Banks ...

  • We have never had a problem with furosemide allergy at the University of Iowa. See: https://www.japha.org/article/S1544-3191(15)31173-0/pdf ------------------------------ Michael Graham PhD, MD, FACR,FSNMMI Past Director of Nuc. Med. University ...

  • We use ethacrynic acid and qualitatively watch the washout. ------------------------------ Jeffrey Ross MD Royal Columbian Hospital New Westminster BC (604) 520-4436 ------------------------------

  • Furosemide does not have the antibiotic immune reactive region and furosemide should not be held for a sulfa antibiotic allergy. Below is the excerpt from the SNMMI Procedure Standard/EANM Practice Guideline for Diuretic Renal Scintigraphy in Adults ...

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    Renal with Lasix

    ​Hi All, wondering if you can tell me about your practice addressing the sulfa allergy with Patients ordered for a Renal Scan with Lasix. Do you go ahead and give Lasix? Do you use another diuretic? Skip the Lasix all together. It has been an issue ...

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