End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) tests
End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Tests could include:

  • A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
  • Your kidneys are the body’s main filtration system, removing waste products from your blood and releasing them via your urine. The small filters inside your kidneys are known as glomeruli. If your kidneys are not working properly, your glome...
  • When your body breaks down protein, one of the waste products is ammonia, which contains nitrogen. The nitrogen mixes with other elements in your body, including carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, and forms urea, which is a waste product. Urea is then ...
  • A renal biopsy is a procedure used to extract kidney tissue for laboratory analysis. The word "renal" describes the kidneys. A renal biopsy is also called a kidney biopsy. The test helps your physician to identify the type of kidney disease you ha...
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