18 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 renal (kidney) scan is a diagnostic procedure that uses nuclear medicine to examine the anatomy and functioning of your kidneys. A renal scan is also called a ren...  More
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A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes wa...  More
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Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN)/Creatinine ratio
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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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Gastric tissue biopsy and culture are laboratory tests that examine stomach tissue. These tests are typically carried out to determine the cause of a stomach ulcer ...  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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X-Ray of Kidney Ureter Bladder
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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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Each time you use the restroom, you are exercising your bladder muscles. However, some people's bladder muscles don't work as well as others. When this is...  More
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Treatment of Underlying Disorders
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Surgical Procedures for Hydronephrosis

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Nephrostomy with Tube Drainage
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Urinary Diversion
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