Tc-99m DTPA

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[edit] Full name

Tc-99m diethylenetriame-pentaacetic acid

[edit] Photon energy

140 KeV

[edit] Uses, dosages, and Time of Imaging

  • Renal study
  • Adult does 15 mCi IV, Pediatric dose
  • 60 sec flow study; then q5min for 25 min

[edit] Physical half life

6 hours

[edit] Biological half life

2.5 hours

[edit] Normal distribution

Kidneys

[edit] Pharmacokinetics

  • Uptake by GFR (100%)
  • First pass filtration 10-20%

[edit] Excretion

Renal

[edit] Target organ

Bladder

[edit] Other

Poor quality images with renal insufficiency