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-The oldest method

- Micropuncture method

-Isotop measure

-Ultrasound method

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The oldest method

It is the oldest method. Used to measure/analyse urine and plasma. And then comparing the quality and quantity. 

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Micropuncture method

Examination of the fluid composition of different sections of the kidney. It discovers the osmotic layers. A fine glass capillary and a microscope is used.

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Isotop measuring

It is used when a kidney is intact. It is detected on the body surface. It measures the  the isotop consentration in different areas of the kidney, which shows how the kidney functions.

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Ultrasound examination

It shows the blood supply in different areas. 1/4 of the hearts output goes through the kidney. One type is the doppler ultrasound.