Tc-99m MAG3

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[edit] Full name

Tc-99m mercaptylacetyltriglycine

[edit] Photon energy

140 KeV

[edit] Uses, dosages, and Time of Imaging

  • Renal study
  • Adult dose 8 mCi IV, Pediatric dose 100 mCi/kg, 1 mCi minimum, 5 mCi maximum
  • 60 sec flow study; then q5min for 25 min

[edit] Physical half life

6 hours

[edit] Biological half life

4

[edit] Normal distribution

Kidneys

[edit] Pharmacokinetics

  • Uptake by tubular secretion (97%)
  • First pass filtration 60%

[edit] Excretion

Renal

[edit] Target organ

Bladder

[edit] Other

  • Good quality images with renal insufficiency