Renal Scan with Flow
What is a renal scan with flow?
Renal scan with flow is a nuclear medicine test. It uses a small amount of radioactive material and a special camera to produce images that help evaluate kidney function, shape, and size.
Why has my physician ordered this exam?
This test can help your physician diagnose and/or monitor various conditions, including:
- Hydronephrosis (kidney swelling)
- Postsurgical changes, including kidney transplants
- Reduced kidney function