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Procedures that deals with Urinary System Diseases

Some of the procedures are followed to deal with the urinary problems or to treat them when the kidneys fail to function properly. Cystoscopy: Visual examination of the urinary bladder by means of a cystoscope. A hollow metal tube is introduced into the urinary metatus and passed through the urethra into the bladder by means […]

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Laboratory Tests and Clinical Procedures to detect Urinary Disorders

Laboratory Tests: Some Laboratory tests are carried out for detecting the problems of the urinary system and to how much extent the damage had occurred. The laboratory tests include: 1. Blood Urea Nitrogen 2. Creatinine Clearance Test  Blood Urea Nitrogen: This test measures the amount of urea in the blood. When the kidney is diseased […]

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Urinary System : Pathological Terminology and Associated Conditions

Pathological Terminology of Kidneys: Glomerulonephritis: Glomerulonephritis is the inflammation of the kidney glomerulus. It is also known as Bright’s disease. Interstitial Nephritis: Interstitial Nephritis is the inflammation of the renal interstitium. Nephrolithiasis: Nephrolithiasis is the formation of stones in the kidneys (renal calculi). Nephrotic Syndrome: A group of symptoms caused by excessive protein loss in […]

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Urinary System : Meanings of Some Commonly Used Terms

Vocabulary of Urinary System: We come across some terms in Urinary System, we need to know the meaning of those terms for better understanding of the Urinary System: Term : Meaning Arteriole : A small artery Bowman’s Capsule : Bowman’s Capsule is  a cup shaped capsule that surrounds each glomerulus Calix or Calyx : Calyx […]

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Urinalysis : Tests to detect Pathological Conditions of Urinary System

What is meant by Urinalysis? Urinalysis is an examination of urine to determine the presence of abnormal elements which may indicate various pathological conditions. The following are some of the tests made in urinalysis: 1. Color: Testing the color of the urine. 2. pH: To test the chemical nature of the urine. The test indicates […]

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