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About a Kidney Biopsy

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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.
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The French version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Nephrology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0906
Zone
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[In French] Renseignements sur la biopsie rénale à l'intention des enfants, des jeunes et des familles

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IWK. Nephrology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0906-FR
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[French] On vous a dit que votre enfant a besoin d'une biopsie rénale. De nombreux parents ont des questions concernant cette procédure. Le présent document vous décrit ce qui se produit pendant et après la procédure. Le médecin et les infirmières vous expliqueront aussi la procédure et pourront répondre à toutes vos questions. / 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 r…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Nephrology
Alternate Title
Kidney Biopsy Information for Children, Youth and Families
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Biopsy
Kidney Diseases - diagnosis
Subjects (LCSH)
Biopsy
Kidneys--Diseases--Diagnosis
Abstract
[French] On vous a dit que votre enfant a besoin d'une biopsie rénale. De nombreux parents ont des questions concernant cette procédure. Le présent document vous décrit ce qui se produit pendant et après la procédure. Le médecin et les infirmières vous expliqueront aussi la procédure et pourront répondre à toutes vos questions. / 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.
Notes
The English version of this pamphlet is also available.
Responsibility
IWK Nephrology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0906-FR
Zone
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Understanding Kidney Diseases

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Hugh Rayner, Mark Thomas, David Milford. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book provides the essential understanding needed for the assessment of patients with kidney disease. The chapters follow the sequence taken during a clinic consultation and when clerking a patient. At each stage, the principles and concepts underlying aspects of renal medicine that may seem difficult are clearly explained. Understanding Kidney Diseases includes numerous case studies and charts based upon patients' data to help students, residents and fellows develop their knowledge and ski…
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Author
Rayner, Hugh
Other Authors
Thomas, Mark
Milford, David
Responsibility
Hugh Rayner, Mark Thomas, David Milford
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 300 p. : 216 illus., 81 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319234588
9783319234571 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Diagnostic Techniques, Urological
Disease Progression
Kidney Diseases - diagnosis
Kidney Diseases - physiopathology
Renal Replacement Therapy
Abstract
This book provides the essential understanding needed for the assessment of patients with kidney disease. The chapters follow the sequence taken during a clinic consultation and when clerking a patient. At each stage, the principles and concepts underlying aspects of renal medicine that may seem difficult are clearly explained. Understanding Kidney Diseases includes numerous case studies and charts based upon patients' data to help students, residents and fellows develop their knowledge and skill in managing patients.
Contents
1. Kidney Anatomy and Physiology -- 2. Measuring Kidney Function -- 3. Plot All the Dots -- 4. How Are You Feeling? -- 5. Do You Have Any Long-Term Health Conditions? -- 6. Are You Pregnant or Planning a Pregnancy? -- 7. What Is Your Family History? -- 8. What Have You Been Taking? -- 9. Height and Weight -- 10. Blood Pressure -- 11. Test the Urine -- 12. Examine the Patient. -- 13. Full Blood Count, Urea and Electrolytes, Bicarbonate, Bone Profile -- 14. Immunology -- 15. Image the Urinary Tract -- 16. Should We Do a Kidney Biopsy? -- 17. Make a Plan -- 18. Renal Replacement Therapy -- 19. Epilogue -- Multiple Choice Questions -- Multiple Choice Question Answers -- Index of Case Reports -- Index of Histopathology, Radiology and Clinical Images.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Handbook of renal biopsy pathology

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Howie, Alexander J. (2nd ed.) --New York, NY: Springer , 2008.
Call Number
WJ 301 H861h 2008
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WJ 301 H861h 2008
Author
Howie, Alexander J
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2008
Physical Description
337 p.
ISBN
9780387746043
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney - pathology
Kidney Diseases - pathology
Kidney Diseases - diagnosis
Biopsy
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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