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DMSA Renal Cortical Scan (DMSA)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37902
IWK. Nephrology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0965
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Renal scan, Nuclear Medicine Department, scarring of kidneys. This examination is done to look for scarring and/or size of the kidneys.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Nephrology
Alternate Title
Nephrology Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases - diagnostic maging
Radionuclide Imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Diseases--Diagnosis
Radionuclide imaging
Abstract
Renal scan, Nuclear Medicine Department, scarring of kidneys. This examination is done to look for scarring and/or size of the kidneys.
Responsibility
IWK Nephrology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0965
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IWK. Nephrology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0966
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Renal scan, nuclear medicine, kidney function, blood flow to kidneys. A renal scan is a test that is done to look at how well the kidneys and blood flow to the kidneys are functioning, along with excretion and drainage.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Nephrology
Alternate Title
Nephrology Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases - diagnostic maging
Radionuclide Imaging
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidneys--Diseases--Diagnosis
Radionuclide imaging
Abstract
Renal scan, nuclear medicine, kidney function, blood flow to kidneys. A renal scan is a test that is done to look at how well the kidneys and blood flow to the kidneys are functioning, along with excretion and drainage.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Nephrology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0966
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About a Kidney Biopsy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams37875
IWK. Nephrology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0906
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When the kidneys are affected by some diseases, they do not work properly and can cause illness. The blood work, urine tests, and other tests such as ultrasound and renal scan can give the doctor a lot of information, but sometimes this is not enough to make the diagnosis, and a kidney biopsy is needed. From the biopsy the doctors can learn what is causing the symptoms and if treatment is required. If treatment is required, the biopsy also allows the doctor to give some idea about how seriou…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Nephrology
Alternate Title
for Children, Youth, and Families
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Biopsy
Kidney Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Biopsy
Kidneys--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
When the kidneys are affected by some diseases, they do not work properly and can cause illness. The blood work, urine tests, and other tests such as ultrasound and renal scan can give the doctor a lot of information, but sometimes this is not enough to make the diagnosis, and a kidney biopsy is needed. From the biopsy the doctors can learn what is causing the symptoms and if treatment is required. If treatment is required, the biopsy also allows the doctor to give some idea about how serious the problem is and what can be expected in the future.
Notes
The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Nephrology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0906
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