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    Renal Biopsy Professional

    Renal Biopsy, Acute kidney injury thought to be caused by intrinsic renal disease. The main diseases diagnosed by renal biopsy include glomerulonephritis, other glo...

    Kidney Biopsy (Renal Biopsy) Conditions

    Kidney Biopsy (Renal Biopsy), A kidney biopsy (sometimes called a renal biopsy) involves a small sample of kidney tissue being removed. , kidney cancer kidney di...

    Biopsy Conditions

    Biopsy, See also the separate leaflets called  Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration ,  Kidney Biopsy (Renal Biopsy)  and  Liver Biopsy . ...

    Renal Cancer Professional

    Renal Cancer, A brain CT scan may also be indicated, depending on symptoms. Renal biopsy may be indicated - eg, in patients being treated with surveillance or systemic therapy wit...

    Renal Vein Thrombosis Professional

    Renal Vein Thrombosis, They may also help detect the presence of a tumour. Renal biopsy is essential in evaluating patients with nephrotic syndrome. Associated diseases ...

    Renal Manifestations of Systemic Disease Professional

    Renal Manifestations of Systemic Disease, No evidence of any other cause for hypertension. Renal biopsy histology consistent with nephrosclerosis. Management Managemen...

    Renal Replacement Therapy and Transplantation Professional

    Renal Replacement Therapy and Transplantation, Patients should ideally be referred at least a year before they might be anticipated to require renal replacement therapy. [ 1 ] Three...

    Pleural Biopsy Professional

    Pleural Biopsy, (If mesothelioma is the suspected diagnosis, it may be better to use open or thoracoscopic biopsy.) Suspected tuberculous pleural effusion - pleural biopsy...

    Goodpasture's Syndrome Professional

    Sometimes transjugular renal biopsy is performed. Renal biopsy is not required if anti-GBM antibodies are present. Lung biopsy: either transbronchial or open lung biopsy may be pe...

    Nephronophthisis Professional

    This is more sensitive than ultrasound scanning. [ 1 ] Renal biopsy can confirm the diagnosis. Genetic testing looking for homozygous deletions. [ 1 ] Management Treat s...

    Orthostatic Proteinuria Professional

    Several imaging methods such as Doppler ultrasound, CT angiography, MR angiography and retrograde venography are used to diagnose the nutcracker syndrome. [ 3 ] Other investigations include: imagi...

    Inherited Kidney Diseases Professional

    Presentation may also vary - eg, renal mass, loin pain, failure to thrive, short stature, hypertension or renal dysfunction. Advances in genetic techniques are providing novel ins...

    Liver Biopsy Conditions

    Liver Biopsy, Your hospital will advise you which method will be used to take the biopsy. Another type of liver biopsy is a laparoscopic liver biopsy which is un...

    Acute on Chronic Kidney Disease Professional

    A full assessment, as described in the separate article Acute Kidney Injury , may be required. [ 1 , 2 ] Renal biopsy may also be required. Differential diagnosis Other cau...

    Interstitial Nephritides and Nephrotoxins Professional

    Abundant proteinuria and nephrotic syndrome occur in most patients. Renal biopsy; as well as interstitial changes, this shows diffuse podocyte foot-process fusion with minimal glomerular c...

    Nephrocalcinosis Professional

    Endoscopy When calcification in close association with the renal papillae is seen on CT scans, distinguishing nephrolithiasis from nephrocalcinosis may require direct visual inspection using endoscop...

    Swollen Legs Professional

    Lymph node biopsy: infection, tumour. Renal biopsy. Management Management is directed at identification and treatment of the underlying cause.

    Oliguria Professional

    If pre-renal and post-renal causes have been ruled out and an intrinsic renal disease is suspected, renal biopsy may be valuable in establishing diagnosis.

    Wilms' Tumour Professional

    Transcutaneous renal biopsy should be avoided, as this may make the condition worse. Chest CT to detect lung metastases.

    Renal Tubular Disease Professional

    Renal Tubular Disease, Fanconi's syndrome See separate Renal Fanconi Syndrome article. Renal tubular acidosis Type 1 (classic distal) renal tubular...

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