Diagnostic Tests

Creatinine test: High levels of creatinine causes and meaning

High creatinine levels in a blood test may be a reason for concern for many people reading their test results as they are related to how well the kidneys are working and may be a sign of kidney disease. What is creatinine? Creatinine is the byproduct of muscle metabolism. Creatine, which is stored in the …

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Doppler ultrasound exam and color doppler test

What is a doppler ultrasound? Also known as doppler ultrasonography, the doppler ultrasound is a diagnostic imaging test that uses high-frequency sound waves to show the blood flow through blood vessels in real time. It uses the same technology of a standard ultrasound exam, but applies to it the doppler effect, by having the sound …

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