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  1. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanofthe Body
  2. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanofthe Spine
  3. Computed Tomography (CT) Scanofthe Head and Face
  4. Computed Tomography Angiogram (CT Angiogram)
  5. Coronary Calcium Scan
  6. SPECT Image ofthe Heart
  7. Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  8. Kidney Scan Discusses nuclear scanning test to check way kidney works or its shape and size. Also called a renal scan. Covers use to check for cancer or how transplanted kidney is working. Explains how camera scans for radiation to make pictures ofkidney.
  9. Lung Cancer Screening
  10. Coronary Calcium Scan: Should I Have This Test? Guides you through the decision to have a coronary calcium scan. Explains why a coronary calcium scan is done and what it can show. Lists treatments that might come after a coronary calcium scan. Lists risks and benefits. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  11. Arthrogram (Joint X-Ray)
  12. Headaches: Should I Have Imaging Tests to Find Out What's Causing My Headaches? Guides you through the decision to have imaging tests to evaluate your headaches. Looks at the types of imaging tests used, including CTscan and MRI. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  13. Tests for Low Back Pain Learn why X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs may not find the cause of your low back pain.
  14. Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP)
  15. Virtual Colonoscopy Discusses virtual colonoscopy (computed tomographic colonography). Covers why and how it is done. Explains how it differs from a regular colonoscopy. Covers things to think about when choosing virtual colonoscopy.
  16. cat's claw
  17. Imaging Tests for Epilepsy
  18. Cat Eye Syndrome
  19. Bone Scan
  20. Gallium Scan
  21. Gallbladder Scan Discusses nuclear scanning test done to evaluate gallbladder function. Covers how to prepare for test and how it is done, including use of radioactive tracer substance. Includes info on risks and what test results may mean.
  22. Testicular Scan
  23. Thyroid Scan
  24. Ergonomics: Using Your Computer Get tips on how to set up and use your computer in a way that prevents aches and pains.
  25. Kidney Stones Explains why and how kidney stones form. Covers types of stones such as calcium, cystine, uric acid, and struvite. Discusses symptoms. Covers treatment, including extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy. Offers prevention tips.
  26. Kidney Biopsy Discusses kidney biopsy (also called percutaneous renal biopsy) done with a long thin needle to remove a sample ofkidney tissue. Covers how it may be done to check for kidney disease or after a kidney transplant. Explains how it is done, risks, and results.
  27. Kidney Transplant Discusses surgery to replace a diseased kidney with a healthy one. Explains what a living donor is. Covers what to expect after surgery. Looks at risks. Links to picture ofkidney transplant. Links to more in-depth info on organ transplant.
  28. Donating a Kidney
  29. Liver and Spleen Scan Discusses nuclear scan to look at liver and spleen for problems. Explains how to prepare for the test, how it is done, and risks. Discusses results and what affects the tests. Looks at other tests that may be done.
  30. Lung VQ Scan
  31. Salivary Gland Scan
  32. Cardiac Perfusion Scan
  33. Nuclear Medicine Scan
  34. Lung Cancer: Should I Have Screening? Guides people who are at high risk for lung cancer through the decision on whether to have an annual low-dose CT screening. Discusses the benefits and risks of having screening and the risk for getting lung cancer. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  35. Evaluation and Treatment After a First Seizure
  36. Cardiac Blood Pool Scan
  37. Thyroid Scan: Understanding the Test Learn what happens before and during a thyroid scan and what the test looks for.
  38. Acute Kidney Injury Discusses acute kidney injury (which used to be called acute renal failure), which means your kidneys suddenly stop working normally. Includes prerenal acute kidney injury. Covers causes like kidneyor liver disease. Includes symptoms like little urine (oliguria) when you urinate. Covers dialysis.
  39. Chronic Kidney Disease Discusses chronic kidney disease (also called chronic renal failure), which means your kidneys don't work the way they should. Discusses dialysis. Covers treating diabetes and high blood pressure, which cause most cases of chronic kidney disease.
  40. Types ofKidney Stones
  41. Kidney Stone Analysis Covers test done on a kidney stone to find out what the stone is made of. Links to info on types of stone, including calcium, uric acid, struvite, and cystine. Explains that test can help doctor decide treatment or give info on preventing more stones from forming.
  42. Acute Kidney Injury Versus Chronic Kidney Disease
  43. Kidney Stones: Preventing Kidney Stones Through Diet Looks at eating plans for those who have had kidney stones. Explains what kidney stones are. Offers tips for preventing kidney stones, including drinking more water. Lists foods you should avoid.
  44. Medullary Sponge Kidney
  45. Technetium-Labeled Red Blood Cell Bleeding Scan
  46. Intrinsic Acute Kidney Injury
  47. Prerenal Acute Kidney Injury
  48. Postrenal Acute Kidney Injury
  49. Parathyroid Gland and Kidney Stones
  50. Open Surgery for Kidney Stones Discusses traditional surgery used to remove kidney stones. Covers why it is done and what to expect after surgery. Covers risks.
  51. Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy or Nephrolithotripsy for Kidney Stones Looks at procedures to remove kidney stones from the kidneys. Explains difference between nephrolithotomy and nephrolithotripsy. Looks at when each may be done. Covers risks.
  52. Retrograde Pyelogram for Kidney Stones Briefly discusses test used to see if a kidney stone or something else is blocking your urinary tract. Covers how it is done and possible results.
  53. Kidney (Renal Cell) Cancer Describes kidney cancer. Covers symptoms and how kidney cancer is diagnosed. Covers treatment with surgery and medicines.
  54. Kidney Disease: Changing Your Diet Discusses changing your diet to help protect your kidneys when you have kidney disease. Gives general ideas about how to follow the diet your doctor or dietitian recommends. Covers restricting salt (sodium), protein, phosphorus, and potassium.
  55. Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease
  56. Kidney Disease: Medicines to Avoid
  57. Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease
  58. Autosomal Dominant Interstitial Kidney Disease
  59. Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
  60. Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
  61. Heart Tests: When Do You Need Them?
  62. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) for Kidney Stones Discusses extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), a procedure that uses shock waves to break a kidney stone into smaller pieces. Covers how it is done and what to expect after treatment. Covers risks.
  63. Medical History and Physical Exam for Kidney Stones
  64. Diabetes: You Can Slow Kidney Damage Learn what you can do at home to slow down kidney damage.
  65. Kidney Failure: Should I Start Dialysis? Guides through decision whether to start kidney dialysis for kidney failure. Covers key factors in decision. Covers benefits and risks. Offers interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  66. Kidney Failure: When Should I Start Dialysis? Discusses the decision about when to start dialysis. Includes what kidney failure is, the treatment for it, and reasons why you might or might not want to start dialysis. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  67. Kidney Failure: What Type of Dialysis Should I Have? Guides through decision about what type of dialysis to have for kidney failure. Explains the two basic types of dialysis: hemodialysis and peritoneal. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  68. Kidney Stones: Medicines That Increase Your Risk
  69. Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Kidney Dialysis? Guides through decision to stop kidney dialysis for kidney failure. Covers key factors in decision. Covers benefits and risks. Discusses what happens after dialysis is stopped. Offers interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  70. Medicines That Can Cause Acute Kidney Injury
  71. Kidney Stones: Should I Have Lithotripsy to Break Up the Stone? Guides through decision to have extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy to break up kidney stones. Describes what lithotripsy is and when it is normally used. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  72. E. Coli Infection From Food or Water: Blood and Kidney Problems
  73. Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  74. Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  75. Genetics ofKidney Cancer (Renal Cell Cancer) (PDQ®): Genetics - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  76. barium sulfate (oral and rectal)
  77. Colorectal Cancer: Which Screening Test Should I Have? Guides you through choosing a test to check for colorectal cancer. Looks at symptoms of colorectal cancer. Covers stool tests, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, and virtual colonoscopy. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  78. Basic Metabolic Panel Briefly discusses basic metabolic panel, a blood test that measures your sugar (glucose) level, electrolyte and fluid balance, and kidney function. Provides links to more info on specific tests such as blood urea nitrogen, creatinine, and potassium tests.
  79. Cranial Ultrasound
  80. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Discusses test (also called MRI scan) that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures inside the body. Covers why it is done, how to prepare, and how it is done.
  81. Hemodialysis Discusses process of hemodialysis when chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury cause kidneys to lose ability to remove waste and extra fluid. Covers fistulas and grafts. Looks at what to expect after treatment. Discusses peritoneal dialysis.
  82. Nephrectomy Covers surgical removal of all or part ofthekidney. Discusses why it may be done, such as for kidney cancer or to remove a damaged kidney. Looks at how well it works and the risks.
  83. Radioactive Iodine Uptake Test
  84. Myelogram
  85. Animal and Human Bites Discusses what to do for animal or human bites. Covers puncture wounds, cuts, scrapes, and crushing injuries. Covers bites by adults and kids, dogs and cats, and wild animals. Covers home treatment. Includes tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  86. Abdominal Ultrasound
  87. Controlling Pet Allergens
  88. Toxoplasmosis During Pregnancy Discusses risks to the fetus of a woman who gets toxoplasmosis during pregnancy. Covers common symptoms like swollen glands. Discusses treatment with antibiotics. Covers how to avoid toxoplasmosis, including avoiding raw meat and contact with cat feces.
  89. Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound Covers imaging test to check the thyroid gland and parathyroid glands. Includes info on problems test checks for, such as lumps in the thyroid gland or enlarged thyroid and parathyroid glands. Covers how it is done. Discusses possible results.
  90. Ultrasound Needle Guidance for Biopsy or Injection
  91. Tests for Erection Problems
  92. Diabetic Nephropathy Discusses diabetic nephropathy, which means kidney disease or damage caused by diabetes. Covers causes and symptoms. Discusses how it is diagnosed and treatment options, including medicines, diet, and dialysis. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  93. Bone Density
  94. Doppler Ultrasound
  95. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Discusses carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition caused by pressure on the median nerve. Covers causes and symptoms such as tingling or numbness in the hand, forearm, or wrist. Discusses what increases your risk. Covers nonsurgical and surgical treatment.
  96. Echocardiogram
  97. Chemistry Screen
  98. Nephrotic Syndrome Discusses nephrotic syndrome, a sign kidneys aren't working right. Includes high levels of protein in urine, low levels of protein in blood, and high cholesterol. Discusses swelling (edema) and kidney failure. Covers causes like diabetes. Covers treatment.
  99. Peritoneal Dialysis Discusses peritoneal dialysis. Covers having a catheter and using dialysate solution. Discusses hemodialysis. Looks at what to expect after treatment, how well it works, and risks.
  100. diphenhydramine and phenylephrine

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