A renal biopsy is a procedure used to extract kidney tissue for laboratory analysis. The word “renal” describes the kidneys, so a renal biopsy is also called a kidney biopsy. The test helps your doctor identify the type of kidney disease you have, how severe it is, and the best treatment for it.
Middle Aged (35-54)
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Welcome to this learning session on renal biopsy. This topic on renal biopsy will help you understand the basics of biopsy indications and Contra indications types of biopsies. By the end of the lesson, you will be able to understand, explain renal biopsy and histological examination. Illustrate indications and Contra indications on renal biopsies. Classify types of renal biopsies. Evaluation of the biopsy specimen involves examination by light microscopy. Electron microscopy, immuno Florentines. Histological. Examination of a core biopsy sample of the renal cortex is often undertaken to establish an accurate diagnosis in patients with necrotic syndrome. Unexpected renal failure, gloomy ruler he materia and or protein urea greater than one gramme per day. There are two types of biopsies. Targeted biopsies. TB, which are performed to differentiate the pathologic nature of a mass lesion. Non targeted biopsies NTB. It is usually taken from low poll to right and left kidneys, which is performed to sample a relatively random area of the renal cortex to diagnose a systemic disease or physiologic response of the kidney to prior treatment. Example. Transplant Kidney dysfunction, Renal failure after medication administration. Renal biopsies can also be categorised by the methods used to access the specimen. These include pro containers, trans Venice laproscopic, open surgical approach