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Urinary System Abbreviations

ABBREVIATIONMEANING
ADH antidiuretic hormone—vasopressin
AKI acute kidney (renal) injury
BUN blood urea nitrogen
CAPD continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
CKD chronic kidney disease—a condition during which serum creatinine and BUN levels rise, which may result in impairment of all body systems
C1- chloride—an electrolyte excreted by the kidney
CrC1 creatinine clearance
CRF chronic renal failure—progressive loss of kidney function
C&S culture and sensitivity testing—to determine antibiotic effectiveness against bacteria grown from a patient ’ s urine specimen
CYSTO cystoscopic examination
eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate
ESWL extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
HCO3 bicarbonate—an electrolyte conserved by the kidney
HD hemodialysis
IC interstitial cystitis—chronic inflammation of the bladder wall; not caused by bacterial infection and not responsive to conventional antibiotic therapy
IVP intravenous pyelogram
K+ potassium—an electrolyte
KUB kidney, ureter, and bladder
Na+ sodium—an electrolyte
PD peritoneal dialysis
Ph potential hydrogen; scale to indicate degree of acidity or alkalinity
PKD polycystic kidney disease
PUL percutaneous ultrasound lithotripsy
RP retrograde pyelography
sp gr specific gravity
UA urinalysis
UTI urinary tract infection
VCUG voiding cystourethrogram
Created by: timelissa71511