Biopsia renal

En la biopsia renal, se extrae una pequeña muestra de tejido renal con una aguja. Algunas veces el examen se utiliza para evaluar un riñón trasplantado. Este examen también se realiza para evaluar situaciones como una disminución inexplicable de la función renal, sangre persistente en la orina o la presencia de proteína.Biopsia renal

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Last reviewed 10/10/2011 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Scott Miller, MD, Urologist in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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