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Male Urology

Abbreviations in Urinary Tract/Genitalia

BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen
Bx Biopsy
cath Catheter
ESWL Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy. Breakdown of kidney stones using sound waves generated outside of the body.
HD Hemodialysis
I & O Intake & Output (of urine)
IVP Intravenous Pyelogram INTRA (inside) VENOUS (vein) PYELO (renal pelvis) GRAM (record)
KUB Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder
OAB Over Active Bladder
PKD Polycystic Kidney Disease
RP Retrograde Pyelogram
SUI Stress Urinary Incontinence
UA UrineAlysis
UTI Urinary Tract Infection
VCUG Voiding CystoUrethroGram
VUR VesicoUreteral Reflux VESICO (Bladder) URETERAL (ureter) REFLUX (flow back)
BPH Benign Prostate Hyperplegia
DRE Digital Rectal Exam
ED Erectile Dysfunction
PSA Prostate-Specific Antigen
STD/STI Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections
TURP Transurethral Resection of the Prostate
Created by: MCasler