diagnose nephrotic syndrome, the professional must order diagnostic
check for protein). |
(to check the levels of cholesterol and a special blood protein called
- It is an unobtrusive test which uses a transducer. It passes over the
kidney and produces sound waves, which bounce off of the kidney and then
transmit a picture of the organ (kidney) on a video screen. By this
test the professional can determine the size and shape of the kidney.
Also, this test is used to detect a mass, kidney stone, cyst, or other
obstruction or abnormality.
- In this case, the professional takes a small sample of kidney
tissue through a needle. Then, the sample is sent for special testing
to determine the specific disease. |
of blood pressure