Arkana Photo Reference Library
Our physicians have curated a photo reference library of diagnostic images of glomerular diseases.
Arkana offers many educational resources for physicians. It is our goal to help equip doctors with the tools they need to deliver the most effective patient care possible.
An increase in kidney biopsy miss rate significantly affects patient care in the management of medical kidney disease. Check out our resources about increasing biopsy adequacy.
One of the questions that we hear most often is, “How do I know if my patient’s biopsy tissue is a good sample?” To that end, Dr. Walker wrote a paper (published in the February 2009 issue of Archives of Pathology Laboratory Medicine), discussing current practices for renal biopsy. The objective was to provide an overview of the renal biopsy, including the techniques and its complications, and to summarize proper laboratory methods for processing renal biopsy tissue.
Nephropath Atlas of Diabetes, Volume 1 contains a detailed microscopic overview of the major pathologic lesions seen in diabetic nephropathy (DN). DN describes a number of renal functional and morphologic changes caused by Diabetes Mellitus (DM), as observed in type I and type II DM.