endoscopy of the urethra
culture & sensitivity
C & S - test that determines the causative organism of a disease and how it responds to various antibiotics
tests performed on a urine specimen
radiographic examination of the urinary bladder
method of removing waste substances from the blood
removal of all or part of the foreskin
fixation of a floating or mobile kidney
Removal of one or both testes; also called orchiectomy
excision of a urethral stricture
surgical procedure that removes all or part of the vas deferens (usually as a means of sterilization)
urinating in frequent intervals
involuntary delay in initiating urination
dilation of the renal pelvis and calices of one or both kidneys resulting from the obstruction of the flow of urine.
Excessive or frequent urination after going to bed
diminished capacity to form and pass urine.
feeling the need to urinate immediately
congenital absence of one or both testes
accumulation of serous fluid in a saclike cavity, especially the testes and associated structures
digital rectal examination
Screening test that assesses the rectal wall surface for lesions or abnormally firm areas that might indicate cancer.
Visual (endoscopic) examination of the urinary bladder.
viewing the kidney with an endoscope
kidney infection, complicated urinary tract infection
benign prostatic hyperplasia
enlargement of the prostate gland' seen in older men. causes urinary obstruction (BPH)
failure of testes to descend into the scrotal sac before birth
CA of prostate
Most common form of cancer in men, most common in african americans, by age 50- 1 in 4 men have cancerous cells in prostate, by 80- 1 in 2
absence of urine production or urinary output
chronic renal failure
Renal failure that occurs over a period of years, in which the kidneys lose their ability to maintain volume and composition of body fluids with normal dietary intake
painful or difficult urination
involuntary discharge of urine; also called incontinence
mineral salts (sodium, potassium and calcium) that carry an electric charge in solution.
serous membrane that lines the abdominopelvic cavity and covers most of the organs within the cavity
cyst/o - vesic/o
urine, urinary tract
spermatozoa, sperm cells
vas deferens, vessel or duct
Pertaining to across (through) the urethra. A TURP is a transurethral resection of the prostate by surgery through the urethra.
Decrease spasms in the urethra and bladder
Trade name drug - Ditropan
promote and increase the excretion of urin
Trade name drug - Lasix & Aldactone
replace potassium due to depletion caused by diuretics
Trade name drugs - K-Tab, Kaon CI