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Rapoport test

Pronunciation: rap'o-port

Definition: a differential ureteral catheterization test used to evaluate suspected renovascular hypertension; urine specimens from each kidney are obtained by bilateral ureteral catheterization, and the tubular rejection fraction ratio is determined by measuring concentrations of sodium and creatinine in the urine from each kidney.

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