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Ultrasound guided percutaneous kidney biopsy : Valley Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1924
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During an ultrasound guided percutaneous kidney biopsy a thin needle will be used to remove at least 3 tiny pieces of tissue from your kidney. The tissue will be sent to the lab where it will be checked under a microscope. Who will do the biopsy, complications, and how long you can expect to be at the hospital is listed. How to get ready, and what happens during and after the biopsy is covered. Follow up care, and symptoms requiring a visit to your family doctor or to the Emergency Department a…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases - diagnosis
Biopsy, Needle
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidney--Diseases--Diagnosis
Kidney--Biopsy
Abstract
During an ultrasound guided percutaneous kidney biopsy a thin needle will be used to remove at least 3 tiny pieces of tissue from your kidney. The tissue will be sent to the lab where it will be checked under a microscope. Who will do the biopsy, complications, and how long you can expect to be at the hospital is listed. How to get ready, and what happens during and after the biopsy is covered. Follow up care, and symptoms requiring a visit to your family doctor or to the Emergency Department are outlined. A list of medications and how long to stop taking them both before and after the biopsy is provided.
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Prepared by: Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee
Pamphlet Number
1924
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Ultrasound guided percutaneous kidney biopsy

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0383
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An ultrasound guided percutaneous kidney biopsy is used to diagnose abnormal kidney tissue. How to get ready for a kidney biopsy, and what happens during and after the biopsy, is covered. Risks, follow up care, and symptoms requiring a visit to your family doctor or to the Emergency Department are outlined. A list of medications and how long to stop taking them both before and after the biopsy is provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases - diagnosis
Biopsy, Needle
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidney--Diseases--Diagnosis
Kidney--Biopsy
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
An ultrasound guided percutaneous kidney biopsy is used to diagnose abnormal kidney tissue. How to get ready for a kidney biopsy, and what happens during and after the biopsy, is covered. Risks, follow up care, and symptoms requiring a visit to your family doctor or to the Emergency Department are outlined. A list of medications and how long to stop taking them both before and after the biopsy is provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee
Pamphlet Number
0383
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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.
Notes
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
All Zones
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