Urinalysis (Urine Test)

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

This article briefly discusses the Urinalysis procedure. Intravenous urography is an x-ray used to display lower urinary tract and kidneys. Radiocontrast substance (radiopaque substance), which may be seen on X-ray, is given intravenously. The substance starts to accumulate in the kidney, generally, in less than five minutes. After that x-ray film is obtained. X-ray film […]

Hyperphosphatemia

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Hyperphosphatemia (high level of phosphate in blood) is a condition, in which phosphate concentration in blood higher than 4.5 mg (milligram) per blood deciliter. Normal kidneys are so efficient at excess of phosphate excretion, that Hyperphosphatemia seldom happens except in individuals with severe dysfunction of the kidneys. For patients, who have kidney failure, Hyperphosphatemia is […]

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