Kidney Failure tests
Kidney Failure

Tests could include:

  • A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A uric acid blood test determines how much uric acid is in your blood. The test can help determine how well your body produces and removes uric acid.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Find information on a blood urea nitrogen test. Learn how to prepare for the test, what to expect during the test, and how to interpret your test results.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fractional excretion of sodium (FENa) measures the amount of sodium leaving your body relative to the amount of salt filtered through your kidneys and reabsorbed into your body. It is used to determine how well your kidneys are working. FENa is no...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Osmolality measures the concentration of all particles in a fluid. For example, a thick, sugary syrup has significantly higher osmolality than a cup of water with just a pinch of sugar. The urine osmolality test measures the amount of several comp...
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes waste and toxins. The system that takes care of that is broadly called the excretory ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Test and diagnose prostate cancer with a prostate biopsy, a urinanalysis, a digital rectal examination or a physical exam. Learn more!
    Source:HLCMS
  • Abdominal CT scans are used when a doctor suspects that something is be wrong in the abdominal area but can't find the specifics through a physical examination.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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...
    Source:HLCMS
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