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Lipid Profile

Monitoring of Complications   Introduction Lipid profile or lipid panel is a measurement of different types of cholesterol and level of triglyceride in the blood. It is a collective term given to the estimation of total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-L), low-density lipoprotein (LDL-L) cholesterol and triglyceride. An extended lipid …

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Urine Albumin and Microalbuminuria

Monitoring of Complications   Introduction Proteinuria means the presence of protein in the urine. The most common kind of proteinuria is characterised by the presence of albumin in the urine. Normally the kidneys will prevent protein from being excreted into the urine. In circumstances where the blood protein is high, …

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Say No To Fruits?

Fact or Myth?   Is Fruit A Sugar? Yes, the main component in fruits is carbohydrate or also known as sugar. Almost all of the calories from fruit are derived from sucrose,which is a simple carbohydrate or simple sugar. Fruit, as any other carbohydrate may raise blood glucose if taken …

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Postmortem Computed Tomography

Postmortem Computed Tomography (PMCT) is a radiographic examination of deceased used by forensic pathologists in assisting determination of cause of death, identification of deceased as well as localization of foreign material such as bullet fragments.

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X-RAY EXAMINATION OF THE ABDOMEN

Abdominal X-Ray Abdominal X-ray is an imaging examination to view certain aspects of the abdominal organs such as liver, spleen, gallbladder, diaphragm, stomach, small and large intestine. KUB is an abdominal X-ray focusing on the region of the kidneys, ureters and bladder. The abdominal x-ray is normally performed with the …

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