Captorpil Renogram

  • Preparation for the scan is required. Please contact our practice.

Patient receives 20mg Captopril and blood pressure is monitored for an hour. The patient is then scanned (Renal Artery Stenosis). 


Used to assess:

Anatomy of the kidneys Blood supply to kidney Function of kidneys


Adult:

Injection time: 3 mins
Waiting time before scan: 1 hour (Blood pressure is monitored)


Phone our practice

How to book

Patients will need to be referred to Nuclear Med by a referring doctor. Patients must select the specific scan/study required by their referring doctor and book an appointment at the most convenient location.

Checklist:

  • Medical aid authorisation (referring doctor to provide patient with specific ICD 10 code for medical aid authorisation)
  • Referring doctor’s name and practice number
  • Newly diagnosed oncology patients may need to register for oncology (referring doctor to facilitate registration)