DaVita.com Kidney Education http://www.davita.com DaVita provides a complete range of dialysis treatments and support services for patients living with chronic kidney failure, also known as end stage renal disease, or ESRD. Use of Radiological Tools for Evaluating Kidney Disease http://www.davita.com/kidney-disease-overview/symptoms and diagnosis/use-of-radiological-tools-for-evaluating-kidney-disease/a/4725

Advances in medicine are not only used to treat diseases, but also to diagnose them. Radiological tools, including x-rays, ultrasound, computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), may be tests you have undergone. DaVita nephrologist, Dr. Purushottama Sagireddy, shares the various radiological tests doctors use to diagnose kidney disease and explains what information is provided by each test.