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Renal Ultrasound

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by Carmack A

(Ultrasound, Renal)

 

Reasons for Test

The test is done to look for:
The test is also done to look at:
  • Kidneys before doing a renal biopsy , which removes tissue from the kidney for examination
  • Blood flow to the kidneys using a Doppler ultrasound
Urinary System with Stones
kidney stone and urinary system
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RESOURCES

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
http://www2.niddk.nih.gov

National Kidney Foundation
http://www.kidney.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

The Kidney Foundation of Canada
http://www.kidney.ab.ca

 

References


Imaging of the urinary tract. National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse website. Available at: http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/KUDiseases/pubs/imagingut/index.aspx. Updated May 24, 2012. Accessed July 16, 2013.

 

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