Quote Originally Posted by SCI-Nurse View Post


An indwelling catheter is needed for the study, and you also drink a large amount of water right before the start of the study so that your kidneys are challenged to filter a lot of urine from the blood stream during the study.

It is one of the few imaging studies that can differentiate the function of one kidney vs. the other.

I have had this study done twice, the last time 2 months ago, and I do not have an indwelling catheter. I bring a diaper, we expect a mess, but so far that has not happened.