Hydronephrosis

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Hydronephrosis Diagnosis

Diagnosis of hydronephrosis is given by a doctor or medical professional. Certain tests may be performed, including the following:

Blood Tests

Creatinine

Electrolytes


Urine tests (urinalysis)

MSU (mid-stream urine)

pH (acidity)


Additional tests

CT scan (computed tomography)

IVU (intravenous urogram)

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)

Ultrasound


Once a diagnosis has been made, the patient may begin treatment for hydronephrosis.