Renal function test is performed when a person suffers from diabetes or cardiac diseases or conditions related to kidney diseases.
The following symptoms address the need to perform the test:
- swelling of both feet
- shortness of breath
- very poor urine output
- itching all over the body
In a case of renal calculi, to assess kidney damage.
Before certain surgeries in aged people.
To assess the level of hydration of an individual in cases of severe bleeding etc.