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Medical Terminology

Chapter 7 - Urinary System - Abbreviations

ADH antidiuretic hormone
ARF acute renal failure
AKI acute renal injury
BILI bilirubin
BUN blood urea nitrogen
Cer creatinine clearence
CAPD continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
Cath catheter, catheterization
CCPD continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis
CKD chronic kidney disease
CL chloride, a kidney secretion
CrCl creatinine clearence
CRF chronic renal failure
C & S culture & sensitivity testing
Cysto cystoscopic exam
eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate
ESRD end-stage renal disease
ESWL extracorporeal shockwave lithrotripsy
HCO3 Bicarbinate ; an electrolyte conserved by the kidneys
HD hemodialysis
IC interstital cystitis ; of the bladder wall
IVP intravenous pyelogram
K+ potassium
KUB kidney, ureter, bladder (xray)
Na+ sodium
PD peritoneal dialysis
pH potential hydrogen
PKU phenylketonuria
sp gr specific gravity
UA urinalysis
UTI urinary tract infection
VCUG voiding cystourethrogram
Created by: KariTansowny