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Vesicoureteral reflux - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vesicoureteral-reflux/symptoms-causes/syc-20378819

Jan 14th, 2020 - Overview Female urinary system Female urinary system Your urinary system — which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra — is responsible for removing waste from your body through urine. Your kidneys, located toward the back in your upper abdomen, produce urine by filtering waste and fluid from your blood. That urine then travels through your ureters to your bladder, where the urine ...

Vesicoureteral reflux - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vesicoureteral-reflux/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20378828

Jan 14th, 2020 - Vesicoureteral reflux care at Mayo Clinic At Mayo Clinic, vesicoureteral reflux care encompasses: A team approach, tailored to your child's needs. Your child will receive care from a board-certified pediatric urology surgeon. Working as a team, medical professionals from various specialties communicate with you to set goals and develop a customized evaluation and treatment plan for your child. ...

Vesicoureteral reflux - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vesicoureteral-reflux/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378824

Jan 14th, 2020 - Diagnosis A urine test can reveal whether your child has a UTI. Other tests may be necessary, including: Kidney and bladder ultrasound. This imaging method uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the kidney and bladder. Ultrasound can detect structural abnormalities. This same technology, often used during pregnancy to monitor fetal development, may also reveal swollen kidneys in t...

Frontotemporal dementia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frontotemporal-dementia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354741

Nov 4th, 2019 - Diagnosis There's no single test for frontotemporal dementia. Doctors look for signs and symptoms of the disease and try to exclude other possible causes. The disorder can be especially challenging to diagnose early because symptoms of frontotemporal dementia often overlap with those of other conditions. Blood tests To help rule out other conditions, such as liver or kidney disease, your doctor...

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fsgs/symptoms-causes/syc-20354693

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Overview Normal and Scarred Glomerulus Normal and Scarred Glomerulus Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) results from scarring of the glomeruli, the tiny structures within the kidney that filter impurities from the blood to create urine. As these scars accumulate, kidney function worsens. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a disease in which scar tissue develops on the parts of ...

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fsgs/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354696

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team The large number of kidney specialists (nephrologists) at Mayo Clinic allows doctors to subspecialize in specific aspects of kidney medicine, including glomerular diseases such as focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). Depending on the situation, kidney specialists might work with other specialists to develop ...

Diabetic nephropathy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-nephropathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20354556

Sep 18th, 2019 - Overview Diabetic nephropathy is a serious kidney-related complication of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. It is also called diabetic kidney disease. About 25% of people with diabetes eventually develop kidney disease. Diabetic nephropathy affects your kidneys' ability to do their usual work of removing waste products and extra fluid from your body. The best way to prevent or delay diabetic...

Diabetic nephropathy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-nephropathy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354566

Sep 18th, 2019 - Diabetic nephropathy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Your multispecialty team may include experts in nephrology and hypertension, endocrinology, nutrition, and other areas. These specialists work together to develop a therapy plan tailored to your individual needs. Innovative research Mayo researchers in nephrology and hypertension work on clinical trials and other research with ...

Diabetic nephropathy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-nephropathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354562

Sep 18th, 2019 - Diagnosis Kidney biopsy Kidney biopsy During a kidney biopsy, your doctor uses a needle to remove a small sample of kidney tissue for lab testing. The biopsy needle is inserted through your skin and is often directed using the guidance of an imaging device, such as an ultrasound transducer. Your doctor will ask you about your signs and symptoms, conduct a physical exam, and ask about your medic...

Pseudotumor cerebri - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pseudotumor-cerebri/symptoms-causes/syc-20354031

Sep 10th, 2019 - Overview Pseudotumor cerebri (SOO-doe-too-mur SER-uh-bry) occurs when the pressure inside your skull (intracranial pressure) increases for no obvious reason. It's also called idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Symptoms mimic those of a brain tumor. The increased intracranial pressure can cause swelling of the optic nerve and result in vision loss. Medications often can reduce this pressure a...

End-stage renal disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/end-stage-renal-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20354532

Aug 16th, 2019 - Overview End-stage renal disease, also called end-stage kidney disease, occurs when chronic kidney disease — the gradual loss of kidney function — reaches an advanced state. In end-stage renal disease, your kidneys are no longer able to work as they should to meet your body's needs. Your kidneys filter wastes and excess fluids from your blood, which are then excreted in your urine. When your ki...

End-stage renal disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/end-stage-renal-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354542

Aug 16th, 2019 - End-stage renal disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, nephrologists and hypertension specialists work closely with other specialists, including cardiologists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, nurses, educators and dietitians to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care to people who have end-stage renal disease. This means that you're not getting just one opinion ...

Chronic kidney disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-kidney-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354527

Aug 14th, 2019 - Diagnosis Kidney biopsy Kidney biopsy During a kidney biopsy, your doctor uses a needle to remove a small sample of kidney tissue for lab testing. The biopsy needle is inserted through your skin and is often directed using the guidance of an imaging device, such as an ultrasound transducer. As a first step toward diagnosis of kidney disease, your doctor discusses your personal and family histor...

Chronic kidney disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-kidney-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20354521

Aug 14th, 2019 - Overview Chronic kidney disease, also called chronic kidney failure, describes the gradual loss of kidney function. Your kidneys filter wastes and excess fluids from your blood, which are then excreted in your urine. When chronic kidney disease reaches an advanced stage, dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes and wastes can build up in your body. In the early stages of chronic kidney disease, ...

Chronic kidney disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-kidney-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354531

Aug 14th, 2019 - Chronic kidney disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, nephrologists and hypertension specialists work closely with other specialists, including cardiologists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, nurses, educators and dietitians to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care to people who have chronic kidney disease. This means that you're not getting just one opinion — ...

Lupus nephritis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lupus-nephritis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354338

Aug 14th, 2019 - Lupus nephritis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team A team of doctors from different specialties will manage your care, including those who focus on kidney disease (nephrologists). Your Mayo Clinic doctors can work closely with your local primary care doctor or kidney specialist to ensure that you're getting the right treatment and follow-up care. Caring for someone with lupus nephri...

Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nephrogenic-systemic-fibrosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20352299

Jun 7th, 2019 - Overview Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis is a rare disease that occurs mainly in people with advanced kidney failure with or without dialysis. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis may resemble skin diseases, such as scleroderma and scleromyxedema, with thickening and darkening developing on large areas of the skin. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis can also affect internal organs, such as the heart, kidneys...

IgA nephropathy (Berger's disease) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/iga-nephropathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352274

May 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis IgA nephropathy is often detected after you notice blood in your urine or when a routine test shows that you have protein or blood in your urine. These tests can help identify which kidney disease you have: Urine tests. Blood or protein in the urine, a possible first sign of IgA nephropathy, might be discovered during a routine checkup. If your doctor suspects that you have problems w...

IgA nephropathy (Berger's disease) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/iga-nephropathy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352278

May 16th, 2019 - IgA nephropathy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Specialists from nephrology, hypertension and pathology work together in the diagnosis and treatment of people with IgA nephropathy. They also work with your local doctor to coordinate follow-up care. The large number of nephrologists at Mayo Clinic allows some doctors to subspecialize in specific aspects of kidney medicine, includi...

IgA nephropathy (Berger's disease) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/iga-nephropathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20352268

May 16th, 2019 - Overview IgA nephropathy (nuh-FROP-uh-thee), also known as Berger's disease, is a kidney disease that occurs when an antibody called immunoglobulin A (IgA) builds up in your kidneys. This results in local inflammation that, over time, can hamper your kidneys' ability to filter waste from your blood. IgA nephropathy usually progresses slowly over years, but the course of the disease varies from ...

Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17635-what-is-chronic-thromboembolic-pulmonary-hypertension-cteph

Apr 25th, 2019 - What is chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)? The lungs and heart must exert pressure to move blood throughout the body. CTEPH is high blood pressure in the arteries in the pulmonary system (lungs) caused by clots in the blood vessels that last after at least 3 months on blood thinners. The clots typically leave scar tissue in the arteries. How common is chronic thromboembolic ...

Hyperoxaluria and oxalosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperoxaluria/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352258

Mar 15th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct a thorough physical exam, including a medical history and discussion of your diet. Tests to diagnose hyperoxaluria may include: Urine tests, to measure oxalate and other metabolite levels in the urine Blood tests, to show kidney function as well as oxalate levels in the blood Stone analysis, to determine the composition of kidney stones passed or surgically re...

Hyperoxaluria and oxalosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperoxaluria/symptoms-causes/syc-20352254

Mar 15th, 2019 - Overview Hyperoxaluria occurs when you have too much oxalate in your urine. Oxalate is a natural chemical in your body, and it's also found in certain types of food. But too much oxalate in your urine can cause serious problems. Hyperoxaluria can be caused by inherited (genetic) disorders, an intestinal disease or eating too many oxalate-rich foods. The long-term health of your kidneys depends ...

Hyperoxaluria and oxalosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperoxaluria/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352260

Mar 15th, 2019 - Hyperoxaluria and oxalosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team The Mayo Clinic Hyperoxaluria Center in Minnesota brings together doctors from many specialties to design a personalized treatment plan, based on the type and severity of hyperoxaluria and any related conditions. Mayo Clinic coordinates your testing and doctor appointments to speed the process of diagnosis and treatment. ...

Secondary hypertension - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/secondary-hypertension/symptoms-causes/syc-20350679

Mar 12th, 2019 - Overview Secondary hypertension (secondary high blood pressure) is high blood pressure that's caused by another medical condition. Secondary hypertension can be caused by conditions that affect your kidneys, arteries, heart or endocrine system. Secondary hypertension can also occur during pregnancy. Secondary hypertension differs from the usual type of high blood pressure (primary hypertension ...

Secondary hypertension - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/secondary-hypertension/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350684

Mar 12th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose secondary hypertension, your doctor will first take a blood pressure reading using an inflatable cuff, just as your blood pressure is measured during a typical doctor's appointment. Your doctor may not diagnose secondary hypertension based on only one higher than normal blood pressure reading. It may take three to six high blood pressure measurements at separate appointmen...

Urinary tract infection (UTI) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/urinary-tract-infection/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20353457

Jan 29th, 2019 - Urinary tract infection care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Depending on your condition, your team at Mayo Clinic may include specialists in urology, kidney disease, obstetrics and gynecology, and infectious disease who work closely together to diagnose and treat your problem. Having all this expertise in a single place means that your care is discussed among the team, test results a...

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) During Pregnancy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/4497-pregnancy-induced-hypertension

Jan 20th, 2019 - What is high blood pressure (hypertension)? Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The heart pumps blood into the arteries (blood vessels) that carry the blood throughout the body. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, means that the pressure in the arteries is above the normal range. How is high blood pressure (hypertension) during pregnancy different...

High blood pressure in children - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-pressure-in-children/symptoms-causes/syc-20373440

Dec 4th, 2018 - Overview High blood pressure (hypertension) in children is blood pressure that's the same as or higher than 95 percent of children who are the same sex, age and height as your child. There isn't a simple target blood pressure reading that indicates high blood pressure in all children because what's considered normal changes as children grow. High blood pressure in children younger than 6 years ...

Preeclampsia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/preeclampsia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355751

Nov 15th, 2018 - Diagnosis To diagnose preeclampsia, you have to have high blood pressure and one or more of the following complications after the 20th week of pregnancy: Protein in your urine (proteinuria) A low platelet count Impaired liver function Signs of kidney problems other than protein in the urine Fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) New-onset headaches or visual disturbances Previously, preeclampsia ...

Hyperglycemia in diabetes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperglycemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373635

Nov 2nd, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor sets your target blood sugar range. For many people who have diabetes, Mayo Clinic generally recommends the following target blood sugar levels before meals: Between 80 and 120 mg/dL (4.4 and 7 mmol/L) for people age 59 and younger who have no other underlying medical conditions Between 100 and 140 mg/dL (6 and 8 mmol/L) for people age 60 and older, those who have other me...

Pulmonary Hypertension (PH)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/6530-pulmonary-hypertension-causes-symptoms-diagnosis-treatment-

Oct 22nd, 2018 - What is pulmonary hypertension (PH)? Pulmonary hypertension is a rare lung disorder in which the arteries that carry blood from the heart to the lungs become narrowed, making it difficult for blood to flow through the vessels. As a result, the blood pressure in these arteries -- called pulmonary arteries -- rises far above normal levels. This abnormally high pressure strains the right ventricle...

Pulmonary Hypertension (PH)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/6530-pulmonary-hypertension

Oct 22nd, 2018 - What is pulmonary hypertension (PH)? Pulmonary hypertension is a rare lung disorder in which the arteries that carry blood from the heart to the lungs become narrowed, making it difficult for blood to flow through the vessels. As a result, the blood pressure in these arteries -- called pulmonary arteries -- rises far above normal levels. This abnormally high pressure strains the right ventricle...

Elevated blood pressure - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prehypertension/symptoms-causes/syc-20376703

Oct 4th, 2018 - Overview Elevated blood pressure means your blood pressure is slightly above normal. It will likely turn into high blood pressure (hypertension) unless you make lifestyle changes, such as getting more exercise and eating healthier foods. Both elevated blood pressure and high blood pressure increase your risk of a heart attack, stroke and heart failure. Weight loss, exercise and other healthy li...

Calciphylaxis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/calciphylaxis/symptoms-causes/syc-20370559

Jun 7th, 2018 - Overview Calciphylaxis (kal-sih-fuh-LAK-sis) is a serious, uncommon disease in which calcium accumulates in small blood vessels of the fat and skin tissues. Calciphylaxis causes blood clots, painful skin ulcers and may cause serious infections that can lead to death. People who have calciphylaxis usually have kidney failure and are on dialysis or have had a kidney transplant. The condition can ...

High blood pressure (hypertension) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-pressure/symptoms-causes/syc-20373410

May 11th, 2018 - Overview High blood pressure is a common condition in which the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease. Blood pressure is determined both by the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arter...

High blood pressure (hypertension) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-pressure/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373417

May 11th, 2018 - Diagnosis Blood pressure measurement Blood pressure measurement To measure your blood pressure, a specialist places an inflatable cuff around your arm and measures your blood pressure using a pressure-measuring gauge. A blood pressure reading, as shown in the blood pressure monitor in the image, measures the pressure in your arteries when your heart beats (systolic pressure) in the first number...

Hyponatremia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyponatremia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373715

May 7th, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor will start by asking about your medical history and doing a physical examination. However, because the signs and symptoms of hyponatremia occur in many conditions, it's impossible to diagnose the condition based on a physical exam alone. To confirm low blood sodium, your doctor will order blood tests and urine tests. More Information Urinalysis Treatment Hyponatremia treat...

Hyponatremia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyponatremia/symptoms-causes/syc-20373711

May 7th, 2018 - Overview Hyponatremia occurs when the concentration of sodium in your blood is abnormally low. Sodium is an electrolyte, and it helps regulate the amount of water that's in and around your cells. In hyponatremia, one or more factors — ranging from an underlying medical condition to drinking too much water — cause the sodium in your body to become diluted. When this happens, your body's water le...

Kidney cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kidney-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20352664

Apr 24th, 2018 - Overview Kidney cancer Kidney cancer Kidney cancer is cancer that begins in the cells of your kidneys. Kidney cancer begins in the kidneys. Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, each about the size of your fist. They're located behind your abdominal organs, with one kidney on each side of your spine. In adults, renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer — about 90 percent ...

Liver problems - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/liver-problems/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20374513

Mar 12th, 2018 - Liver disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. At Mayo Clinic, a multidisciplinary team of specialists work together to evaluate and treat each individual. Specialists in gastroenterology and hepatology and liver transplant at Mayo Clinic diagnose and treat adults with liver disease. The Hepatobiliary Clinic and specialists in the Liver Transplant Interest Group help coordinate c...

Hypercalcemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypercalcemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355528

Mar 5th, 2018 - Diagnosis Because hypercalcemia can cause few, if any, signs or symptoms, you might not know you have the disorder until routine blood tests show a high level of blood calcium. Blood tests also can reveal whether your parathyroid hormone level is high, indicating that you have hyperparathyroidism. To determine if your hypercalcemia is caused by an underlying problem, such as cancer or sarcoidos...

Polycystic kidney disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polycystic-kidney-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352828

Mar 5th, 2018 - Polycystic kidney disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic kidney specialists (nephrologists) and other doctors experienced in diagnosing and treating polycystic kidney disease — such as hypertension specialists, geneticists, neurologists, surgeons and radiologists — work together to develop a treatment plan that meets your needs. Mayo doctors also collaborate with res...

Polycystic kidney disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polycystic-kidney-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352825

Mar 5th, 2018 - Diagnosis For polycystic kidney disease, certain tests can detect the size and number of kidney cysts you have and evaluate the amount of healthy kidney tissue, including: Ultrasound. During an ultrasound, a wandlike device called a transducer is placed on your body. It emits sound waves that are reflected back to the transducer — like sonar. A computer translates the reflected sound waves into...

Hypercalcemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypercalcemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355523

Mar 5th, 2018 - Overview Parathyroid glands Parathyroid glands The parathyroid glands, which lie behind the thyroid, manufacture the parathyroid hormone, which plays a role in regulating your body's levels of the minerals calcium and phosphorus. Hypercalcemia is a condition in which the calcium level in your blood is above normal. Too much calcium in your blood can weaken your bones, create kidney stones, and ...

Polycystic kidney disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polycystic-kidney-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20352820

Mar 5th, 2018 - Overview Polycystic kidney Polycystic kidney A healthy kidney (left) eliminates waste from the blood and maintains the body's normal chemical balance. Fluid-filled sacs (right), called cysts, characterize polycystic kidney disease. Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is an inherited disorder in which clusters of cysts develop primarily within your kidneys, causing your kidneys to enlarge and lose f...

Renal artery stenosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/renal-artery-stenosis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352785

Feb 12th, 2018 - Renal artery stenosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in kidney diseases and high blood pressure (nephrology and hypertension), vascular and endovascular surgery, diagnostic and therapeutic (interventional) radiology, heart and blood vessel diseases (cardiovascular diseases), and vascular medicine work together to evaluate and treat people with renal a...

Renal artery stenosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/renal-artery-stenosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352782

Feb 12th, 2018 - Diagnosis For diagnosis of renal artery stenosis, your doctor may start with: A physical exam that includes your doctor listening through a stethoscope over the kidney areas for sounds that may mean the artery to your kidney is narrowed A review of your medical history Blood and urine tests to check your kidney function Blood and urine tests to measure the levels of hormones that regulate blood...

Renal artery stenosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/renal-artery-stenosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20352777

Feb 12th, 2018 - Overview Renal artery stenosis Renal artery stenosis In renal artery stenosis, one or both of the arteries leading to the kidneys becomes narrowed, preventing adequate blood flow to the kidneys. Renal artery stenosis is the narrowing of one or more arteries that carry blood to your kidneys (renal arteries). Narrowing of the arteries prevents normal amounts of oxygen-rich blood from reaching you...

Pulmonary hypertension - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-hypertension/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350702

Dec 27th, 2017 - Diagnosis Pulmonary hypertension is hard to diagnose early because it's not often detected in a routine physical exam. Even when the condition is more advanced, its signs and symptoms are similar to those of other heart and lung conditions. To diagnose your condition, your doctor may review your medical and family history, discuss your signs and symptoms, and conduct a physical examination. Doc...