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blood urea nitrogen (BUN)
measurement of urea levels in blood (should be low unless kidney is diseased)
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creatinine clearance test
measures the rate at which creatine is cleared from the blood by the kidney
CT scan
x-ray image with detailed cross-sectional views of organs and tissues: Taken with or without contrast material
intravenous pyelogram (IVP)
x-ray image of the renal pelvis & urinary tract after injection of contrast into a vein.

provides a test of renal function
kidneys, ureters, and bladder (KUB)
x-ray (without contrast) of the kidneys, ureters & bladder
renal angiography
x-ray exam (with contrast) of the vascular system (blood vessels) of the kidney
x-ray tests with contrast include:
CT scan
intravenous pyelogram (IVP)
renal angiography
retrograde pyelogram
x-rays without contrast
CT scan
Kidney, ureters & bladder (KUB)