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VCUG

voiding cystourethrogram

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UTI

urinary tract infection

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UA

urinalysis

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SG

specific gravity

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OAB

overactive bladder

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IVU

intravenous urogram

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IVP

intravenous pyelogram

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HD

hemodialysis

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ESWL

extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

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ESRD

end stage renal disease

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CRF

chronic renal failure

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cath

catheterization, catheter

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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ARF

acute renal failure

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void

to empty or evacuate waste material (esp. urine)

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urodynamics

pertaining to the force and flow of urine within the urinary tract

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urinary catheterization

passage of a catheter into the urinary bladder to withdraw urine

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urinal

receptacle for urine

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stricture

abnormal narrowing, such as urethral stricture

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peritoneal dialysis

procedure for removing toxic wastes when the kidney is unable to do so

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micturate

to urinate or void

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incontinence

inability to control bladder/bowels

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hemodialysis

procedure for removing impurities from the blood because of an inability of the kidneys to do so

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enuresis

involuntary urination

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distended

stretched out

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catheter

flexible, tubelike device for withdrawing or instilling fluid

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urology

study of the urinary tract

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urologist

a physician who studies and treats diseases of the urinary tract

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urinary

pertaining to urine

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pyuria

pus in the urine