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CSCC Multi 101 MED TERM Appendix 1.11 Urinary Tract

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cyst/o
urinary bladder
vesic/o
urinary bladder
ren/o
kidney
nephr/o
kidney
pyel/o
renal pelvis
ureter/o
ureter
urethr/o
urethra
Albuminuria
Abnormal condition of protein (albumin) in the urine
Albumin
protein
Anuria
abnormal condition of no urine
Dysuria
Painful Urination
Glycosuria
Abnormal condition of glucose int he urine
Hematuria
Abnormal condition of blood in the urine
Nephrolithiasis
Stones in the kidney
Renal Failure
Kidneys stop functioning and do not produce urine
Uremia
High levels of urea in the blood
Urea
nitrogenous waste material
Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN)
BUN: measures level of urea in blood
Cystoscopy
Visual examination of the urinary bladder with an endoscope
Kidneys, Ureters, baldder (KUB)
KUB: X-ray of kidneys and urinary tract without contrast material
Retrograde pyelogram
RP: Contrast material is injected via a catheter into the the urethra and bladder, X-rays are taken of the urethra, bladder and ureters
Voiding cystourethrogram
VCUG: Bladder is filled with a contrast material and X-rays are taken while expelling urine. Also called cystography
Urography
X-rays of the urinary tract using contrast material, pyelography
Dialysis
Complete seperation of waste from the blood when the kidneys fail
hemodialysis
use of a kidney machine to filter blood to remove waste material
Peritoneal dialysis
process of removing waste from the blood by introducing a special fluid into the abdomen. waste passes into the fluid and the fluid is then drained from the body
Lithotripsy
Shock waves are beamed into a patient to crush urinary tract stones
Extracorporeal schock wave lithotripsy
ESWL: lithotripsy
Renal transpantation
donor kidney is transferred to a recipient
Urinary catheterization
Catheter is passed through the urethra and into the bladder for short term or long term drainage of urine
ARF
Acute Renal Failure
BUN
Blood urea nitrogen test
CAPD
Continuous Ambulatory peritoneal Dialysis
CRF
Chronic renal failure, progressive loss of kidney function
HD
Hemodialysis
KUB
Kidneys, ureters, bladder (X-ray without contrast)
RP
Retrograde pyelogram
UA
Urinalysis
UTI
Urinary Tract Infection