Flashcards in Renal Deck (12)
First treatment for BPH?
alpha blocker - tamsulosin is 1st line
next is a 5 alpha reductase - finestride
Diagnosis of BPH?
TRUS (Transrectal Ultrasonography of the Prostate) with biopsy
1st line investigation for hydrocele?
dopper ultrasound with colour
Define stage 3 CKD.
moderate reduction in GFR (30-59)
What do you give to treat proteinuria and hypertension?
What blood results would you expect in IgA nephopathy?
increased IgA serum levels
associated with HSP (arthritis, colitis, purpuric skin rash)
What is Churg-Strauss related to?
asthma, vasculitis, (small and medium), allergic hypersensitivity
Is Churg-Strauss eosinophillic?
What are 2/3rds of the involvement in Churg Strauss?
What is pANCA+ve?
What is c-ANCA positive?