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Terms & Abbrev

A/R Accounts receivable
KUB Kidneys Ureters Bladder
BPH Beign prostatic hypertrophy
Cath Catheterization
CRF Chronic renal failure
Cysto Cystoscopy
IVP Intravenous pyelogram
PKD Polycystic kidney disease
ESRD End stage renal disease
ESWL Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy
OAB Overactive bladder
UB Urinary bladder
UA Urinalysis
ARF Acute renal failure
Trigonitis Inflammation of the trigone
Cystolith Presence of stone located within the urinary bladder
Ureterectasia The distention of the ureter
Pyelonephritis Inflammation of both the renal pelvis and the kidney
Polyuria Excessive urination
Oliguria Scanty urination
Hypospadias A congential abnormality of the urethral opening
Cystorrhexis Rupture of the bladder
Dysuria Difficult or painful urination
Nephrostenosis Abnormal narrowing of the kidney
Lithotripsy Distruction of stones through ultrasound waves
Cystopexy The surgical fixation of the bladder
Pyelotomy A surgical incision into the renal pelvis
Urethrorrhagia Discharge of blood from the urethra
Urethrotomy Surgical incision of the urethra
Nocturia Excessive urination during the night
Nephromalacia Abnormal softening of the kidney
Urethrocele Hernia in the urethral wall
Urethrolysis Freeing of Urethra from adhesions
Cystoptosis Prolapse of the mucous membrane of the bladder
Ureterolith Prensence of stone in the ureter
Nephrolith Kidney stone
Polycystic Pertaining to many cyst
Nephrologists Kidney specialist
Ureteroplasty Surgical repair of the ureter
Created by: grammie5