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Renal Amyloidosis Diagnosis

Provided by Expert Zhang Youkang on 2012-09-27 15:27

Renal Amyloidosis means a kidney disorder caused by the Amyloidosis. Almost 90% of patients with Amyloidosis have kidney damages. How to diagnosis renal Amyloidosis?

Before this question is answered, you may wonder that why the Amyloidosis have high rate to deposit in kidney tissues. In fact, the kidney cells and tissues have a special place for the deposition of this protein in Amyloidosis. This causes inflammation in kidneys, causing kidney damages. That is how renal Amyloidosis happens.

Renal Amyloidosis diagnosis

How to know your kidneys have been damaged by amyloidosis? Protein in urine, blood in urine, swelling, hypoproteinemia all are the symptoms which can indicate that your kidney tissues have been damaged.

Early tests help detect the kidney damage before the disease develops to the end stage. The tests for renal Amyloidosis may include:

- Test of M-protein. It is used to diagnose and confirm the type of M-proteinemia.

- Tests of kidney damages. It works to confirm the kidney damage part and offer basis for the following treatment plan. It includes UTP, U-malb, U-TRF, U-IGG, β 2-microglobulin, α1-microglobulin, α2-macroglobulin, κ light chain, λ light chain, U- NAG, U-GGT, and Uosm.

- Toxins in Blood Tests. The tests include the items of BUN, Creatinine, UA, β 2-microglobulin, Cyc C, RBP, HCY, and PTH, which are ordered to make the buildup of toxins in the body clear.

- Abnormally elevated serum Apo E level is the most featured index of lab test for lipoprotein glomerulopathy. Serum free fatty acids can reflect the human body fat metabolism and blood fat level.

- Blood lipid tests, which includes triglyceride, total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, Apo A1, Apo BT, lipoprotein a.

- Series of sugar metabolism test. Aim: index to judge the dysfunction of human body metabolism; produce index for clinical treatment and treatment effect, including blood sugar, HbA1c, insulin, and C-peptide.

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