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30 Treatments for Urinary Tract Obstruction

Overview

Obstructive uropathy is a condition in which your urine flow reverses direction. Instead of flowing from the kidneys to the bladder, the urine refluxes back into the kidneys. Reflux literally means a flowing back of a liquid. The urine reflux[read article]

Tests for Urinary Tract Obstruction

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X-Ray of Kidney Ureter Bladder
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Cystoscopy and Retrograde Pyelography
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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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Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision...  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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Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision...  More
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An abdominal film, also known as an abdominal X-ray , helps doctors assess potential problems in your abdomen-particularly in your spleen, stomach, and intestines. ...  More
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A CT scan is a type of X-ray that can show cross-sectional images of a specific area of the body. The machine circles the body and sends the images to a computer, w...  More
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Doppler Duplex Ultrasonography
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A cystoscope is a thin tube with a camera and light on the end. During a cystoscopy, this tube is inserted through your urethra and into your bladder so the doctor ...  More
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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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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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A cystoscope is a thin tube with a camera and light on the end. During a cystoscopy, this tube is inserted through your urethra and into your bladder so the doctor ...  More
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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 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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Endoscopy is a procedure that uses specialized tools to view and operate on the internal organs and vessels of your body. This allows surgeons to view problems with...  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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Uroflowmetry, also called uroflow, is used to test the amount and speed of urination. The test can help your doctor to identify the cause if you suffer from slow ur...  More
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Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs responsible for filtering blood and waste. One method to determine just how well your kidneys are filtering is by measuring ...  More
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Urinary Pressure and Flow Study
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A creatinine blood test measures the level of creatinine in the blood. Creatinine is a waste product that forms when creatine breaks down. Creatine is a substance f...  More
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A CO2 blood test measures the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the blood serum, or liquid part of the blood. Your doctor can use this test to learn whether there i...  More
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A potassium test is used to measure the amount of potassium in your blood. Potassium helps to move waste out of cells and nutrients into cells. This electrolyte is ...  More
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An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Urinary Tract Obstruction

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The function of your kidneys is to purify your body by removing waste and excess fluid. Dialysis is a treatment used for people whose kidneys don't work proper...  More
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Urethral Catheterization
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Percutaneous Insertion of Nephrostomy Tube
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Insertion of Ureteral Stent
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Surgical Procedures for Urinary Tract Obstruction

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Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP)
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Urinary Vesicostomy
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