Renal biopsy

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Renal biopsy (also kidney biopsy) is a medical procedure in which a small piece of kidney is removed from the body for examination, usually under a microscope.wikipedia
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Kidney

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Renal biopsy (also kidney biopsy) is a medical procedure in which a small piece of kidney is removed from the body for examination, usually under a microscope.
Procedures used in the management of kidney disease include chemical and microscopic examination of the urine (urinalysis), measurement of kidney function by calculating the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) using the serum creatinine; and kidney biopsy and CT scan to evaluate for abnormal anatomy.

Nephrotic syndrome

a serious kidney disorderGlomerulosclerosisidiopathic nephrotic syndrome
Diagnosis is typically based on urine testing and sometimes a kidney biopsy.

Nephrology

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Kidney biopsy is performed on selected patients with kidney disease.
Procedures a nephrologist may perform include native kidney and transplant kidney biopsy, dialysis access insertion (temporary vascular access lines, tunnelled vascular access lines, peritoneal dialysis access lines), fistula management (angiographic or surgical fistulogram and plasty), and bone biopsy.

Chronic kidney disease

chronic renal failureend-stage renal diseasechronic kidney failure
Ultrasound or kidney biopsy may be performed to determine the underlying cause.

Polyomaviridae

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There are three main diagnostic techniques used for the diagnosis of the reactivation of polyomavirus in polyomavirus nephropathy (PVN): urine cytology, quantification of the viral load in both urine and blood, and a renal biopsy.

Medical procedure

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Renal biopsy (also kidney biopsy) is a medical procedure in which a small piece of kidney is removed from the body for examination, usually under a microscope.

Microscope

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Renal biopsy (also kidney biopsy) is a medical procedure in which a small piece of kidney is removed from the body for examination, usually under a microscope.

Lesion

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A renal biopsy can be targeted to a particular lesion, for example a tumour arising from the kidney (targeted renal biopsy).

Neoplasm

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A renal biopsy can be targeted to a particular lesion, for example a tumour arising from the kidney (targeted renal biopsy).

Organ transplantation

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In a transplant renal biopsy, the kidney of another person that has been transplanted into the patient is biopsied.

Medical ultrasound

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Recent widespread availability of real-time imaging guidance using ultrasound or CT scanning having improved perceived safety of the procedure.

CT scan

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Recent widespread availability of real-time imaging guidance using ultrasound or CT scanning having improved perceived safety of the procedure.

Hematuria

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Bleeding complications include a collection of blood adjacent to or around the kidney (perinephric haematoma), bleeding into the urine with passage of blood stained urine (macroscopic haematuria) or bleeding from larger blood vessels that lie adjacent the kidney.

Kidney failure

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Desmopressin may be administered intravenously in the hope of reversing the clotting disturbance that accompanies kidney failure (uraemic coagulopathy).

Nephritic syndrome

Acute nephritic syndromechronic nephritisChronic nephritic syndrome

Renal physiology

tubular secretionhyperosmolalitykidney function

Azotemia

azotaemiadifficulty eliminating nitrogen-based waste productshigh nitrogen levels in blood

Warfarin

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These medications include aspirin, clopidogrel, heparin and warfarin.