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The term ___ describes treatment in which a body part is removed or its function is destroyed. this type of procedure is frequently used to treat prostate cancer.
___ exercises are a series of pelvic muscle exercises used to strengthen the muscle of the pelvic floor to control urinary stress incontinence.
the process of artificially filtering waste products from the patients blood is known as ___.
an inflammation of the kidney, most commonly caused by toxins, infection, or an autoimmune disease is called ___.
the placement of a catheter into the bladder through a small incision made through thee abdominal wall just above the pubic bone is known as __ __.
a __ __ (TURP) is the removal of excess tissue from the prostate with the use of a resectoscope.
voiding ___ is a diagnostic procedure in which a fluoroscope is used to examine the flow of urine from the bladder.
a percutaneous ___ is the surgical removal of a kidney stone through a small incision in the back.
___ incontinence is the ability to control the voiding of urine under physical stress such as running, sneezing, laughing, or coughing.
__ __ is an acute pain in the kidney area that is caused by blockage during the passage of a kidney stone.
mr. baldridge suffers from excessive urination during the night. the medical term for this is ___.
rosita lapinta inherited ___ kidney disease. these cysts slowly reduce the kidney function, and this eventually leads to kidney failure.
Doris volk has a chronic bladder condition involving inflammation within the wall of the bladder. this is known as ___.
John danielson has an enlarged prostate gland. this caused narrowing of the urethra, which is known as ___.
Norman smith was barn with the opening of the urethra on the upper surface of the penis. this is known as ___.
Henry wong's kidneys failed. he is being treated with __ __, which involves the removal of waste from his blood through a fluid exchanged in the abdominal cavity.
Roberta gridley is scheduled for surgical repair of damage to the ureter. this procedure is an ___.
prostate specific antigen
when Lenny nowickis __ __ __ blood test showed a very high PSA level, his physician was concerned about the possibility of prostate cancer.
dr. morita's patient was diagnosed as having ___. this is a type of kidney disease caused by inflammation of the glomeruli that causes red blood cells an proteins to leak into the urine.
mrs. Franklin describes her condition as a floating kidney. the medical term for this condition, in which there is a dropping down of the kidney, is ___.
acute renal failure has sudden onset and is characterized by ___. this condition can be cause by many factors, including a sudden drop in blood volume or blood pressure due to injury or surgery.
the term __ __ means urinary incontinence during sleep. it is also known as bed-wetting.
the presence of abnormally low concentrations of protein in the blood is known as ___.
a specialist in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the kidneys is a ___.
the creation of an artificial opening between the urinary bladder and the exterior of the body is a ___.
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