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Ultrafast Computed Tomography (Ultrafast CT Scan)
Ultrafast CT, or electron-beam computed tomography (EBCT) can take multiple images of the heart within the time of a single heartbeat, and can detect very small amounts of calcium within the heart and the coronary arteries.
Upper Gastrointestinal Series
An upper gastrointestinal series (UGI) is an x-ray examination of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract, including the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
Uterine Artery Embolization
This procedure, also be referred to as uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), is a minimally-invasive surgery that involves identifying which arteries supply blood to the fibroids and then blocking off those arteries.
Uroflowmetry is a quick, simple diagnostic screening test that is commonly performed to determine if there is obstruction to normal urine outflow.
Uniparental Disomy
This test is used to see if a child has certain chromosome changes.
Urea Nitrogen Clearance (Urine)
This test measures the amount of urea nitrogen in your urine. The test can help diagnose kidney problems.
Uric Acid (Blood)
This test measures the amount of uric acid in your blood. Too much uric acid can cause gout or kidney stones.
Uric Acid (Synovial Fluid)
This test measures the amount of uric acid in the fluid of your joints. The test can help your doctor find out if you have gout, a type of arthritis.
Uric Acid (Urine)
This test is used to find out whether you have gout. It can also be used to monitor you during cancer treatment and to check your urine after you've had a kidney stone.
Urine Cytology
This test looks at a sample of your urine to see if it contains abnormal cells. The test is used to diagnose cancers of the urinary tract, including cancers of the kidney, bladder, ureter, and urethra.

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