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11 Treatments for Hydronephrosis

Overview

Hydronephrosis is a condition that typically occurs when one kidney becomes swollen due to the failure of normal drainage of urine from the kidney to the bladder. This swelling most commonly affects only one kidney, but both can be involved. Hydro[read article]

Tests for Hydronephrosis

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Ultrasound of Kidney
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X-rays are best known for their use in evaluating broken bones. However, they can also be used to look at different parts of the body. An intravenous pyelogram (IVP...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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CT of Kidney
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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In a voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG), an X-ray is taken while the bladder is being emptied (voided) to assess bladder and urethra function. Most commonly, your doct...  More
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Medical Procedures for Hydronephrosis

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Insertion of Ureteral Stent
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Percutaneous Insertion of Nephrostomy Tube
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Treatment of Underlying Disorders
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Surgical Procedures for Hydronephrosis

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Urinary Diversion
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