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Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillaltor (ICD) Insertion
An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is a small electronic device used to continuously monitor and help regulate potentially fast and life-threatening electrical problems with the heart.
Intravenous Pyelogram
An intravenous pyelogram is an imaging test used to look at the kidneys and ureters. The ureters are the narrow tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder.
Immunohistochemical Test for Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors
This test looks for several types of receptors on cells in a sample of breast cancer tissue. It helps your doctor figure out which type of breast cancer you have.
Immunofixation (Blood)
This blood test finds out if you are abnormally making or losing protein or whether you are having problems absorbing protein.
Immunofixation by Electrophoresis (Urine)
This test separates and measures proteins in your urine. It looks for an abnormal protein called monoclonal protein, or M-protein.
Immunofixation and Protein Electrophoresis (CSF)
This test looks for certain proteins in a sample of your cerebral spinal fluid. Having these proteins may be a sign of multiple sclerosis or other central nervous system disorder.
Insulin-Like Growth Factor
This test measures the amount of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) in your blood.
International Normalized Ratio
This blood test looks to see how well your blood clots. The test is especially important if you take blood-thinning medications.
Intrinsic Factor Antibody
This is a blood test for pernicious anemia, which is caused by a deficiency of vitamin B12.
Iron (Blood)
This test measures the level of iron in your blood. Having too little or too much iron can lead to health problems.

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