Nephrology / Urology Terms Word List For Medical Transcriptionists

 
acute nephritic syndrome
 
acute renal failure
 
allergic interstitial nephritis
 
allogenic renal transplant
 
amyloidosis
 
anuria
 
anuric
 
Ash Split Cath
 
atherosclerotic renovascular disease
 
ATN or acute tubular necrosis
 
AV fistula
 
AV or arteriovenous
 
AVF or arteriovenous fistula
 
bacteruria
 
bladder trabeculation
 
BPH = benign prostatic hyperplasia OR benign prostatic hypertrophy
 
BUN or blood urea nitrogen
 
cadaveric transplant
 
calciuria
 
calculi
 
calculus
 
calyceal system
 
calyces
 
calyx
 
CellCept
 
clean-catch urine
 
collapsing glomerulosclerosis
 
continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
 
creatinine
 
creatinine clearance
 
culture and sensitivity (C&S)
 
cystic renal dysplasia
 
cystinuria
 
diabetic glomerulosclerosis
 
diabetic nephropathy
 
dialysis amyloidosis
 
Dornier lithotripter
 
ESRD or end-stage renal disease
 
extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy or ESWL
 
focal glomerulosclerosis
 
GFR or glomerular filtration rate
 
Groshong catheter
 
hemodialysis
 
hemolysis
 
hemorrhagic cystitis
 
Hickman catheter
 
horseshoe kidney
 
Hurwitz dialysis catheter
 
hydronephrosis
 
hydroureter
 
hypoplastic kidney
 
idiopathic glomerular diseases
 
interstitial nephritis
 
intracorporeal lithotripter
 
IVP or intravenous pyelogram
 
KUB = kidneys, ureters, bladder
 
line of Toldt
 
lithotripter
 
lupus nephritis
 
medullary sponge kidney
 
necrotizing glomerulonephritis
 
nephrolithiasis
 
nephropexy
 
nephrostomy
 
nephrostomy tube
 
nephrotic syndrome
 
obstructive renal failure
 
oliguria
 
papillary lesions
 
perihilar glomerulosclerosis
 
peritoneal dialysis
 
PermCath dual-lumen catheter
 
polyuria
 
prerenal azotemia
 
prostatic urethra
 
prostatism
 
prostatitis
 
PTH or parathyroid hormone
 
pyelonephritis
 
renal colic
 
renal dysplasia
 
renal hilum
 
steal syndrome
 
Tesio catheter
 
tubular necrosis
 
urea clearance
 
ureteral orifice
 
ureteral vesical reflux
 
ureteroscopy
 
urethra
 
urinalysis
 
urinary retention
 
urinary tract obstruction
 
UTI or urinary tract infection
 
Vas-Cath catheter
 
venous port
 
voiding cystourethrogram or VCUG
 
voiding trial






 
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