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Hydronephrosis tests
Hydronephrosis

Tests could include:

  • An intravenous pyelogram is a test that uses an X-ray and contrast dye to take images of your urinary tract, including your kidneys, bladder, and ureters.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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 urinalysis is a laboratory test to detect problems with your body that can show signs in your urine. Learn about the procedure and how to prepare.
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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 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 a glomerular filtration rate (GFR) test if they suspect your kidneys aren't working properly. This is a simple blood test.
    Source:HLCMS
  • In a voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG), an X-ray is taken while the bladder is being emptied (voided) to assess bladder and urethra function. Most commonly, your doctor will recommend a voiding cystourethrogram test to diagnose the cause of recurren...
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