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Urogenital Abbrevs

A/G albumin-globulin ratio
AGN Acute glomerulonephritis
ARF Acute renal failure
ATN Acute tubular necrosis
BNO Bladder neck obstruction
BPH benign prostatis hyperplasia; benign prostatic hypertrophy
BUN Blood urea nitrogen
C & S Culture & sensitivity
cath catheterization; catheter
cysto cystoscopy
DRE Digital Rectal examination
ED erectile dysfunction; emergency department
ESRD end-stage renal disease
ESL, ESWL extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy
EU excretory urography
GU genitourinary
HD hemodialysis; hip disarticulation; hearing distance
IVP intravenous pyelography
IVU intravenous urography
K potassium
KUB kidney, ureter, bladder
Na sodium
PCNL percutaneous nephrolithotomy
pH symbol of degree of acidity or alkalinity
PSA prostate-specific antigen
RP retrograde pyelography
SG, sp. gr specific gravity
TSE testicular self-examination
TUR, TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
UA urinalysis
UTI urinary tract infection
VCU, VCUG voiding cystourethrography
Created by: Helen Swales