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Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) tests
Chronic Renal Failure (CRF)

Tests could include:

  • A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
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  • A potassium test is used to measure the amount of potassium in your blood. Potassium is an electrolyte important for the functions of cells.
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  • A serum magnesium test is a blood test that measures the amount of magnesium in your blood.
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  • An abdominal ultrasound uses sound waves to check a number of conditions. Learn about what ultrasounds are used for and if there are any risks.
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  • An MRI is a type of noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of the body. It can detect a variety of abnormalities.
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  • A renal scan involves the use of radioactive material called a radioisotope to examine your kidneys and how they function.
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  • A CT scan is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of the body. Learn why a CT scan is performed and what to expect during a CT scan.
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  • Your doctor may order an ultrasound if you're experiencing pain, swelling, or other symptoms that require an internal view of your organs. Learn more.
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  • A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to see details of your organs and tissues without having to make any incisions. Accordin...
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  • Test and diagnose prostate cancer with a prostate biopsy, a urinanalysis, a digital rectal examination or a physical exam. Learn more!
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