Baseline & post captopril - Preparation Requirements

TOTAL DURATION OF STUDY:

60-90 minutes (may extend depending on clinical indication) This is a 2-part study.

SCANNING TIME:

Approximately 40 minutes per image.

PREGNANCY:

BREAST FEEDING:

No interruption

MEDICATION:

The patient has to be off ACE INHIBITORS for 2 days before study. If they are on ENALAPRILS, they have to be off their medication for 7 days before the study is done. Kindly have your clinician speak directly with Nuclear Physician for full preparation.

INTERVENTION:

50 mg or age-appropriate dose Captopril is administered for Captopril renogram study

BIOCHEMISTRY:

Recent U&E

DIET:

No diet required. Eat as usual. Bring a snack for duration of study.

HYDRATION:

Patient is encouraged to drink water prior and during study