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Consensus Reports and Critiques


Interobserver variability in reporting on renal drainage obtained during Tc-99m MAG3 renography. A wide collaborative study.

Interobserver reproducibility in reporting onTc-99m DMSA scintigraphy. A wide collaborative study.

Consensus reports produced by the Radionuclides in Nephrourology Committee

O'Reilly P, Aurell M, Britton K, Kletter K, Rosenthal L, Testa T. Consensus on diuresis renography for investigating the dilated upper urinary tract. J Nucl Med 1996; 37: 1872-1876.

Taylor A, Nally J, Aurell M et al. Consensus report on ACE inhibitor renography for detecting renovascular hypertension. J Nucl Med 1996; 37: 1876-1882.

Blaufox MD, Aurell M, Bubeck B et al. Report of the Radionuclides in Nephrourology Committee on renal clearance. J Nucl Med 1997; 37:1883-1890.

Prigent A, Cosgriff PS, Gates GF, Fine EJ, Itoh K, et al (1999). Consensus report on quality control of quantitative measurements of renal function obtained from the renogram. Sem Nucl Med 24:146-159.

Piepsz A, Blaufox MD, Gordon I, Granerus G et al (1999). Consensus report on renal cortical scintigraphy in children with urinary tract infection. Sem Nucl Med 24:160-174.

Dubovsky EV, Russell CD, Bischof-Delaloye A, Bubeck B et al (1999). Report of the Radionuclides in Nephrourology Committee for the evaluation of transplanted kidney (review of techniques). Sem Nucl Med 24:175-188.

Durand E, Blaufox MD, Britton KE, et al: International Scientific Committee of Radionuclides in Nephrourology (ISCORN) Consensus on Renal Transit Time Measurements. Semin Nucl Med 38:82-102, 2008. This consensus text is also available online: http://www.seminarsinnuclearmedicine.com/article/PIIS0001299807001158/

ISCORN Consensus on Renal Transit Time Appendix: The following is the technical appendix to the Consensus Report from the Seminars in Nuclear Medicine noted above: Click on this link to view the appendix in PDF format.

Consensus reports/procedure guidelines in the area of nephro-urology have also been produced by several national/international nuclear medicine societies, including:

Society of Nuclear Medicine (USA) - www.snm.org
British Society of Nuclear Medicine - www.bnms.org.uk
European Society of Nuclear Medicine - www.eanm.org