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Glomerulonephritis - How to prevent?

Glomerulonephritis - Diagnosis

  • Blood samples to look for medical conditions that cause glomerulonephritis.
  • Urine samples to look for presence of blood and protein in the urine.
  • 24 hours urine collection to quantify the degree of protein leak in the urine.

Renal biopsy –This is a procedure that is done in the ward under local anaesthesia, in which a small sample of the kidney is obtained using an ultrasound guided biopsy needle for microscopic examination.

Certain types of glomerulonephritides are associated with malignant conditions such as bone marrow infiltration and solid organ tumours and further screening for these conditions via computed tomography scans, endoscopy or bone marrow studies may be required.

Glomerulonephritis - Preparing for surgery

Glomerulonephritis - Post-surgery care