Proteinuria pp 127-132 | Cite as

Proteinuria as Seen by the Urologist

  • Ciril J. Godec


The urologist often sees patients with proteinuria. Although these patients usually seek the advice of a nephrologist, some of them will have urological disease and require a urological diagnostic work-up. Proteinuria is a symptom and almost never a disease in itself. In most cases, proteinuria is a harbinger of a benign renal pathological process. However, in some cases, it can represent the very first clinical symptom of urological malignancy. Therefore, the urologist must evaluate the patient to determine if there is urological pathology causing the proteinuria.


Nephrotic Syndrome Renal Vein Renal Artery Stenosis Left Renal Vein Constrictive Pericarditis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ciril J. Godec
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyThe Long Island College HospitalBrooklynUSA

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