Chap 11 Abbreviations.txt

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Chap 11 Genitourinary Sys Abbreviations
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  1. AGN
    acute glomerulonephritis
  2. ARF
    acute renal failure
  3. ATN
    acute tubular necrosis
  4. BNO
    bladder neck obstruction
  5. BPH
    • benign prostatic hyperplasia
    • benign prostatic hypertrophy
  6. BUN
    blood urea nitrogen
  7. C&S
    culture and sensitivity
  8. Cath
    • catheterization
    • catheter
  9. CT
    computed tomography
  10. cysto
    cystoscopy
  11. DRE
    digital rectal examination
  12. EBT
    external beam therapy
  13. EBR
    external beam radiation
  14. ED
    • erectile dysfunction
    • emergency department
  15. EMG
    • electromyogram
    • electromyography
  16. ESRD
    end-stage renal disease
  17. ESWL
    extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy
  18. EU
    excretory urography
  19. GU
    genitourinary
  20. HD
    • hemodialysis
    • hip disarticulation
    • hearing distance
  21. HTN
    hypertension
  22. IVP
    • intravenous pyelogram
    • intravenous pyelography
  23. K
    potassium (an electrolyte)
  24. KUB
    Kidney, ureter, bladder
  25. Na
    sodium (an electrolyte)
  26. PCNL
    percutaneous nephrolithotomy
  27. pH
    symbol for degree of acidity or alkalinity
  28. PKD
    polycystic kidney disease
  29. PSA
    prostate-specific antigen
  30. RP
    • retrograde pyelogram
    • retrograde pyelography
  31. sp. gr.
    specific gravity
  32. TSE
    testicular self-examination
  33. TURP
    transurethral resection of the prostate
  34. UA
    urinalysis
  35. UTI
    urinary tract infection
  36. VCUG
    voiding cystourethrography prostate
  37. VUR
    vesicoureteral reflux

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