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Male reproductive and urinary system

MD that specializes in diseases and disorders of the urinary system and the male reproductive system urologist
MD that specializes in diseases and disorders of the kidneys nephrologist
scany urination oliguria
excessive urination polyuria
need to uriate during noraml sleeping hours nocturia
blood in the urine hematuria
immediate need to urinate urgency
inability to retain urine incontinence
painful urination dysuria
basic tests done on urine urine analysis and urine culture
blood work that monitors kidney finction BUN; creatinine; uric acid; protien
insertion of a sterile tube into the bladder through the urethra under sterile conditions catheterization
catheterization used to obtain a sterile specimen or relieve the bladder; and then is removed straight catheter
catheter that remains in the bladder for a longer period of time Foley (indwelling) catheter
insertion of a thin scope with a light into the urethra to examine the interior of the bladder cystoscope
xray examination using IV dye Intravenous Pyleography (IVP)
inidcations for an IVP flank pain; hematuria;tumor;kidney stone;frequent UTI's; injury
insertion of a sterile needle above the pubic symphysis into the bladder to obtain a sterile speciment percutaneous suprapubic bladder aspiration
uses a shock wave to break up kidney stones extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
patient is hook up to a machine via blood vessels that filter the blood when the kidneys are no longer working hemodialysis
dialysis fluid is infused through and catheter into the peritoneal cavity to filter out toxins peritoneal dialysis
part of exam when the provider examines the prostate DRE( digital rectal exam)
men should perform this on a monthly basis at home TSE (testicular self exam)
ultrasound probe is inserted rectally to evaluate benign prostatic hypertrophy or hyperplasia TRUS ( trans rectal ultra sound)
radiologic procedure that is used to evaluate the patency of the vas deferens and ejaculatory ducts vasography
surgical procedure in which the vas deferens is cut to prevent sperm from entering the ejaculate vasectomy
surgeon cuts away over grown tissue of the prostate TURP ( transurethral resection of the prostate)
prepuce or foreskin of the penis is cut away circumcision
male impotence ED (erectile dysfunction)
medication used to treat pain and discomfort of a UTI pyridium
drug used for hormone replacement depo-testosterone
drugs used to treat bacterial infections macrobid; bactrim
drug used to treat bedwetting DDAVP; elavil
drug used to treat frequency; overactive bladder detrol; ditropan;vesicare
drugs used to increase urine flow with an enlarged prostate flomax; avodart; proscar
drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction cialis; viagra
labs done to monitor renal functin BUN; creatinine; protien; uric acid
test that may indicate prostate cancer if elevated PSA
enuresis night time bed wetting
Created by: clarevoyant1019
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