SNM and ACR Nephro-urology Procedure Guidelines
Links are provided here to Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM) and American College of Radiologists (ACR) Practice Management Procedure Guidelines for Nephro-urology applications.
The procedure guidelines help to identify those elements of the procedure that are most important in obtaining a high-quality examination, while simultaneously controlling costs.
They are categorized in clinical applications. Please follow the links below to the desired applications.
- SNM Procedure Guideline for Diagnosis of Renovascular Hypertension (2003)
The purpose of this guideline is to assist nuclear medicine practitioners in recommending, performing, interpreting, and reporting the results of renal procedures for diagnosis of renovascular hypertension using 99mTc-DTPA or 99mTc-MAG3.
- ACR Practice Guideline for the Performance of Adult and Pediatric Renal Scintigraphy (2008)
This guideline was revised collaboratively by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) to guide interpreting physicians performing renal scintigraphy in adult and pediatric patients.