Position-related false-positive renal imaging

Author: G M Rao, K G Nagesh, G H Guruprakash
Conference/Journal: Clin Nucl Med
Date published: 1980 Jul 1
Other: Volume ID: 5 , Issue ID: 7 , Pages: 318-9 , Special Notes: doi: 10.1097/00003072-198007000-00010. , Word Count: 55

A case report of false-positive renal imaging due to anterior displacement of the upper pole of the left kidney with the patient in the prone position is presented. False imaging can be avoided by imaging the kidneys with the patient in the supine position and with the detector behind the patient.

PMID: 6248288 DOI: 10.1097/00003072-198007000-00010