The presence of albumin in the urine can be detected with a dipstick test performed on a urine sample. Clinical trials are part of clinical research and at the heart of all medical advances. Causes are in approximate order of most to least common. Albumin is a protein that acts like a sponge, drawing extra fluid from the body into the bloodstream where it remains until removed by the kidneys.
What is nephrotic syndrome?
Imaging studies are generally not needed, and blood tests should be used selectively to diagnose specific disorders rather than for a broad or unguided workup. Thromboembolic complications in the nephrotic syndrome: The decision to treat with anticoagulants should be made individually. Thromboembolism has long been recognized as a complication of nephrotic syndrome.