Blood analysis

Albumin is the main protein produced by the liver, and it is a very important substance for the body. Albumin has many functions
Peritonitis is an inflammatory process, which can be acute, and therefore limited in time, or chronic, of the peritoneum, the
Coronary angiography (CNG) is a test used to study the coronary arteries, that is, the arteries that feed blood
Influenza is an infectious disease caused by the Influenzavirus, with a seasonal nature and a high degree of contagiousness. It is one of the main ones
Polyposis Polyp: what is polyposis In medicine, polyposis is a pathology characterized by the presence of several polyps on a
Percutaneous transluminary angioplasty (PTA) is a medical technique that allows the dilation of a portion of a
Chickenpox is a disease caused by the Varicella zoster virus which belongs to the Herpesvirus family. In English it is called chickenpox, ed
Measles is an infectious disease caused by a virus belonging to the Morbillivirus genus, a highly contagious virus that
Mumps Mumps, commonly called "mumps", is a disease caused by a virus belonging to the genus
Infectious mononucleosis is often called the kissing disease. The virus that causes mononucleosis, the Epstein Barr Virus (EBV)
Rubella is an infectious, contagious disease caused by the Rubivirus. The infection is transmitted through saliva and other secretions of the respiratory system, incubation
Pulmonary embolism is partial or total obstruction of the pulmonary artery and / or its branches. Since this is a serious and risky disease,
Cirrhosis is the consequence of progressive and irreversible damage to the liver. The damage causes the tissue to scar
Urinary tract infection (UTI or urinary tract infection or UTI) is a
Pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease of the pancreatic gland or pancreas. There may be acute, that is, pancreatitis of short duration
Diverticula are small dilations of the intestinal wall, mainly affecting the colon and sigma. Most of the
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is very common, and often occurs asymptomatically. In a small percentage of cases, yes
The finding of low neutrophilic granulocytes (more properly: low granulocytes or neutropenia) is not uncommon, and is often accompanied by the presence of low leukocytes (leukopenia), being
Cystitis Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder wall that can lead to continuous discomfort and the feeling of
Bronchitis Bronchitis is a very widespread inflammatory disease affecting the bronchial tree and which can be acute, short-term
Anemia is a very common condition. The diagnosis is made through the analysis of the blood count: the finding of low hemoglobin, low red blood cells or hematocrit
Hyponatremia or hyponatremia The finding of low sodium in the blood takes the scientific name of hyponatremia or hyponatremia. Sodium
High Potassium or Hyperkalaemia The finding of high potassium in the blood is defined by the scientific terms of hyperkalaemia or
CT or CT: Computed Axial Tomography What does CT mean? The acronym TC means Computed Tomography, the acronym TAC (Computed Axial Tomography) also
Cerebral ischemic stroke Ischemic stroke is an interruption in blood flow to the brain due to an occlusion of an artery, which causes
Ultrasound Ultrasound, also called ultrasound or ultrasound, is considered a first-level examination, as it is cheap, widely available and not
Amylases What are amylases? Amylases are enzymes involved in the breakdown process of carbohydrates. They are divided into salivary amylase and amylase
Peritoneum Features and functions What is the peritoneum? The peritoneum is a serous membrane, which is an epithelial tissue formed by a layer of
Blood coagulation What is the coagulation process and what is it for Coagulation is a process that starts,
Cerebral haemorrhage or haemorrhagic stroke Cerebral haemorrhage is a pathology of the cerebro-vascular district corresponding to a leak of blood from
Mesentery What is the Mesentery? If you had asked us this question a little over a year ago, we would have answered:
Pleural effusion What are pleurae? Before we start talking about pleural effusions, it is necessary to clarify what they are
Lipases What are lipases? Lipases are hydrolytic enzymes that mediate the breakdown (hydrolysis) of dietary lipids. The triglycerides come like this
Vitamin K - Phytomenadione Definition, structure and chemical forms As per the definition of all substances called "vitamins", phytomenadione is a
MRI or MRI What is MRI? Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), also called nuclear magnetic resonance (MRI), is an advanced imaging method,
Dysthymia or dysthymic disorder What is dysthymia? Dysthymic disorder (formerly referred to as depressive neurosis or simply dysthymia) is a chronic and milder form of
Head trauma When we talk about head trauma, in English Traumatic Brain Injury (or TBI), we mean all those conditions in which
Myasthenia gravis What is minasthenia gravis Myasthenia gravis, also called myasthenia gravis or simply myasthenia, is an autoimmune disease
Prostate cancer What is prostate cancer Prostate cancer refers to an abnormal growth of cells at the level
LDH - Lactic dehydrogenase What is lactic dehydrogenase (LDH)? Lactic dehydrogenase or lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) is an enzyme involved
PET - Positron Emission Tomography What is PET PET (Positron Emission Tomography) is a technique of
Cyclothymia What is cyclothymia? Cyclothymia, or cyclothymic disorder, is a chronic, milder form of bipolar disorder. With
Narcissism or Narcissistic Personality Disorder Narcissism is a personality disorder characterized by grandiosity, a need for admiration and
Mitral valve What is the mitral valve The mitral valve is one of the four valves inside the heart, together with the
Scintigraphy Scintigraphy is a nuclear medicine investigation, and is based on the injection of radiopharmaceuticals and the subsequent reconstruction of
Bladder cancer What is bladder cancer and epidemiology Bladder cancer is an overgrowth of a
Homocysteine What is homocysteine? What is homocysteine? Homocysteine is an amino acid obtained from methionine, through a process of demethylation (loss
Aortic stenosis (AS) What is aortic stenosis? The term aortic stenosis indicates a narrowing of the aortic valve orifice
Kidney stones Kidney stones are poorly soluble constituents, part of the urine, which precipitate there forming crystalline clusters
Encephalitis What is encephalitis? Encephalitis is inflammation that affects the brain, what is commonly called the brain. It is a very serious condition
What is simple and global spirometry? Spirometry is a fundamental investigation technique in the field of pulmonology, used
Dupuytren's disease What is Dupuytren's disease? Dupuytren's disease, or Dupuytren's contracture, is a disease of
Aortic insufficiency What is aortic insufficiency With the term aortic insufficiency we mean a pathology affecting the aortic valve, branch
Platelets (also called thrombocytes or PLT) are corpuscular elements of the blood that are responsible for blocking the loss of
Polycystic Kidney What is Polycystic Kidney Renal polycystosis (or polycystic kidney disease) is a genetic disease characterized by
PSA - Prostate Specific Antigen What is PSA? Prostate Specific Antigen - or PSA, Prostate Specific Antigen - is one
What is COPD COPD, also called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or, in English, COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), is a
Spina bifida What is spina bifida? Spina bifida is a severe malformation of the spine, also called the rachis or spine,
Lung cancer Lung cancer is a neoplasm that develops in the respiratory system, starting from the cells that make up the bronchi,
Bursitis What is bursitis? Bursitis is an inflammatory process of the serous bursa of a joint. Serous bursae are tissue sacs
Mitral prolapse What is mitral prolapse The term mitral prolapse refers to an abnormality whereby a
What is the aortic valve What is the aortic valve? The aortic valve, also called aortic semilunar valve, is a heart valve
What is hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism is a clinical syndrome due to an inability of the thyroid gland, an "H" shaped endocrine gland inside
Renal cysts Renal cysts are benign lesions formed by collections of fluid within the kidney. It is true
What is mycoplasma Mycoplasmas are ubiquitous bacteria of very small size, so much so that they are thought to be like cells
What is creatinine? Creatinine is a molecule present in the blood (creatininemia) and in the urine (creatinuria), which is
What is hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism is a pathological condition caused by the presence of elevated thyroid hormone levels in the blood, due to
What is troponin Troponin is a protein complex that constitutes the heart and skeletal muscle, in fact the smooth muscle
Oxygen saturation What is blood saturation and what is it for? In the health sector, when we talk generically about saturation
Abdominal ultrasound The abdominal ultrasound or echo abdomen, less commonly called ultrasonography or ultrasound of the abdomen, is a first level examination
What is pneumococcus or streptococcus pneumonie? Pneumococcus, or streptococcus pneumoniae, is one of the most frequent Gram positive bacteria
What is rheumatoid factor Rheumatoid factor (abbreviation FR) is an antibody, that is a glycoprotein produced by plasma cells, so called
Qué es el factor rheumatoid? El rheumatoid factor (acrónimo FR) is an anti-virus, or glicoproteína producida por las células plasmáticas,
What is FSH? What does FSH stand for? FSH, which stands for follicle stimulating hormone, is a gonadotropin, a hormone involved in
What is the protidogram? Protein electrophoresis, also defined as protein electrophoresis or protidogram, is a particular analytical technique based on the different
Thyroid Ultrasound: Definition Thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound is also identified as ultrasound of the neck and lymph nodes. In both
What is pericarditis Pericarditis is an inflammatory disease of the pericardium, the thin membrane that surrounds the heart, and can be
What is RDW? What does RDW mean? RDW stands for Red Cell Distribution Width, and indicates the width of the erythrocyte distribution.
MCV What does MCV mean? What is MCV? MCV is the English acronym for mean corpuscular volume, in Italian mean globular volume
Complete blood count with formula What is complete blood count? The term blood count is the commonly used abbreviation for blood count. The latter is a routine examination
What is hematocrit What does hematocrit mean? Hematocrit (also called Ht or HCT) is one of the parameters that can be found
¿Qué es RDW? What does RDW mean? RDW stands for Red Cell Distribution Width (Ancho de distribución de glóbulos rojos) and indicates
Ferritin: normal, high and low values What is ferritin? S-ferritin is a protein contained mainly at the level of the following
Orthopantomography What is orthopantomography - OPT For orthopantomography or orthopanoramic, or OPT, we mean a particular type of radiography,
What is aldosterone Aldosterone is a steroid hormone produced in the adrenal gland, the adrenal gland, from cholesterol. It is the main one
Cholesterol Cholesterol belongs to the family of lipids, or fats, is one of the components of the cell membrane and is found

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