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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
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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
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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 , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1924
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An ultrasound guided percutaneous kidney biopsy is done to remove at least 3 tiny pieces of tissue from your kidney using a thin needle. The tissue will be sent to the lab, where it will be looked at under a microscope. Who will do the biopsy, possible 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 doctor are outlined. A list of medicatio…
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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
2022
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
An ultrasound guided percutaneous kidney biopsy is done to remove at least 3 tiny pieces of tissue from your kidney using a thin needle. The tissue will be sent to the lab, where it will be looked at under a microscope. Who will do the biopsy, possible 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 doctor are outlined. A list of medications and how long to stop taking them both before and after the biopsy is provided for you to look at with your doctor.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Interventional Radiology Provincial Committee
Pamphlet Number
1924
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Understanding Kidney Diseases

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Hugh C. Rayner, Mark E. Thomas, David V. Milford. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This book combines the reference material of a nephrology textbook with the everyday relevance of a clinical handbook. This second edition develops and expands upon the success of the first. All the content has been updated and entirely new chapters on acid-base disorders and stone disease have been added. Understanding Kidney Diseases includes over 60 real-life case studies and is illustrated with over 200 figures. Readers can test their knowledge with a bank of multiple-choice questions and p…
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Author
Rayner, Hugh C.
Other Authors
Thomas, Mark E.
Milford, David V.
Responsibility
Hugh C. Rayner, Mark E. Thomas, David V. Milford
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 396 p.) : 249 illus., 99 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030430276
9783030430269 (Print ed.)
9783030430283 (Print ed.)
9783030430290 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases - diagnosis
Kidney Diseases - physiopathology
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
This book combines the reference material of a nephrology textbook with the everyday relevance of a clinical handbook. This second edition develops and expands upon the success of the first. All the content has been updated and entirely new chapters on acid-base disorders and stone disease have been added. Understanding Kidney Diseases includes over 60 real-life case studies and is illustrated with over 200 figures. Readers can test their knowledge with a bank of multiple-choice questions and put it into practice by answering questions that patients frequently ask. The book provides all that students, residents and fellows need in order to approach a patient with a kidney problem with confidence.
Contents
1. Kidney Anatomy and Physiology: The Basis of Clinical Nephrology -- 2. Measuring Kidney Function: How to Use Laboratory Tests to Measure Glomerular Filtration Rate -- 3. Plot All the Dots: How Graphs Reveal the History of Someone’s Kidney Disease -- 4. Kidney Function in Acute Illness and Acute Kidney Injury -- 5. How Are You Feeling? Symptoms of Kidney Disease -- 6. Do You Have Any Risk Factors or Long-Term Health Conditions? How Environment, Lifestyle and Other Medical Conditions Are Linked to Kidney Disease -- 7. Are You Pregnant or Planning a Pregnancy? How Pregnancy Affects the Kidneys and Vice Versa -- 8. What Is Your Family History? The Molecular Genetics of Inherited Kidney Diseases -- 9. What Have You Been Taking? Nephrotoxicity from Medications and Other Chemicals -- 10. Height and Weight: The Effects of Kidney Disease on Development; Links Between Obesity and Kidney Disease -- 11. Blood Pressure: The Interactions Between Hypertension and Kidney Disease -- 12. Test the Urine: Understanding Haematuria, Proteinuria and Urinary Infection -- 13. Examine the Patient: Physical Signs Related to Kidney Diseases -- 14. Full Blood Count: Haematological Changes in Kidney Diseases -- 15. Acid, Base and the Kidneys: The Role of the Kidneys in Acid-Base Disorders -- 16. Calcium, Phosphate and Bones: How Bone and Mineral Metabolism is Altered in Kidney Disease -- 17. Immunology: Serological Tests That Help Diagnose Kidney Diseases -- 18. Image the Urinary Tract: Strengths and Weaknesses of Different Radiology Modalities -- 19. Should We Do a Kidney Biopsy? Balancing the Diagnostic Benefits Against the Clinical Risks -- 20. Kidney Stone Disease: A Link Between Nephrology and Urology -- 21. Make a Plan: When and How to Prepare for End-Stage Kidney Disease -- 22. Kidney Replacement Therapy: Common Problems in Dialysis and Transplant Patients -- Frequently Asked Questions -- Multiple Choice Questions -- Answers -- Case Reports.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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