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ADH

antidiuretic hormone

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AGN

acute glomerular nephritis

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ARF

acute renal failure

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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CAPD

continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis

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CCPD

continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis

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CRF

chronic renal failure

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C & S

culture and sensitivity

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Cysto

cystoscopy

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EPO

erythropoietin

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ESRD

end-stage renal disease

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ESWL

extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy

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GFR

glomerular filtration rate

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HD

hemodialysis

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IVP

intravenous pyelogram

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KUB

kidneys, ureters, bladder

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pH

abbreviation for the degree of acidity or alkalinity of a solution; pH means potential hydrogen

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RP

retrograde pyelogram

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sp.gr.

specific gravity

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UA

urinalysis

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UTI

urinary tract infection

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VCUG

voiding cystourethrogram