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Nephropathy is the deterioration of the kidneys. The final stage of nephropathy is called end-stage renal disease, or ESRD.
Detailed information on keratosis pilaris, including treatment
This test measures ketones, a byproduct of digestion, in your blood. A high level of ketones is a potentially fatal complication of diabetes.
This test checks the amount of ketones you have in your body. People with diabetes may have high levels of ketones.
A kidney biopsy is a procedure in which tissue samples are removed with a special needle to determine if cancer or other abnormal cells are present, or to determine how well the kidney is working.
Detailed information on renal cell cancer, the most common type of kidney cancer, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on kidney disorders
A kidney scan uses nuclear radiology to assess the function and structure of the kidneys, as well as blood flow to the kidney tissue.
This test checks your urine for chemicals that might cause your body to form kidney stones.
Detailed information on kidney stones, including types, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on kidney transplantation
A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure performed to replace a diseased kidney with a healthy kidney from another person.
An ultrasound of the kidney uses An ultrasound of the kidney is a procedure in which sound wave technology is used to assess the size, shape, and location of the kidneys in order to detect injuries, abnormalities or disease.
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