Urinary Medical abbreviations
•Cath
•Cysto
•RP
•ESWL
•BUN
Cath
• Abbreviation for catheterization
• Tube inserted into a duct, cavity, or vessel
• May be used for draining or addin...
Urinary Catheter
Vascular Access Catheter
Catheter uses
• Drainage of urine from urinary bladder
• Drainage of fluid from abdomen
• Administration of intravenous me...
Cysto
• Abbreviation for Cystoscopy
• Viewing of the urinary bladder
• Uses instrument called Cystoscope
• Inserted throug...
Cystoscope
• May be flexible or rigid
• Has lens similar to microscope
• Used with local anesthetic
• Focuses on inner surface of uri...
RP
• Procedure
• Stands for Retrograde Pyelogram
• Dye is inserted through urethra to outline
bladder, ureter s and renal ...
RP uses
• Detects Kidney stones or tumors
• Used during placement of Ureteral stints
• Distinguishes renal anatomy during ...
ESWL
• Stands for Extracorporeal Shockwave
Lithotripsy
• Use of ultrasound waves to break up Kidney
stones
• Uses acoustic pulse
• Minimal collateral damage
• Sound waves focused exactly at stones
• Non-invasive
• Patient is seda...
BUN
• Stands for Blood Urea Nitrogen
• Blood test for measuring Kidney function
• Measures nitrogen in blood in form of ur...
References
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catheter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cystoscope
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retr...
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  1. 1. Urinary Medical abbreviations •Cath •Cysto •RP •ESWL •BUN
  2. 2. Cath • Abbreviation for catheterization • Tube inserted into a duct, cavity, or vessel • May be used for draining or adding fluids • May be permanent or temporary
  3. 3. Urinary Catheter
  4. 4. Vascular Access Catheter
  5. 5. Catheter uses • Drainage of urine from urinary bladder • Drainage of fluid from abdomen • Administration of intravenous medication • Direct measure of blood pressure in artery • Administration of anesthetic
  6. 6. Cysto • Abbreviation for Cystoscopy • Viewing of the urinary bladder • Uses instrument called Cystoscope • Inserted through urethra
  7. 7. Cystoscope
  8. 8. • May be flexible or rigid • Has lens similar to microscope • Used with local anesthetic • Focuses on inner surface of urinary tract
  9. 9. RP • Procedure • Stands for Retrograde Pyelogram • Dye is inserted through urethra to outline bladder, ureter s and renal pelvis
  10. 10. RP uses • Detects Kidney stones or tumors • Used during placement of Ureteral stints • Distinguishes renal anatomy during surgery • Requires cytoscopy
  11. 11. ESWL • Stands for Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy • Use of ultrasound waves to break up Kidney stones
  12. 12. • Uses acoustic pulse • Minimal collateral damage • Sound waves focused exactly at stones • Non-invasive • Patient is sedated
  13. 13. BUN • Stands for Blood Urea Nitrogen • Blood test for measuring Kidney function • Measures nitrogen in blood in form of urea • Urea is secreted by Liver and removed from blood by the kidneys • Elevated BUN means moderate to sever renal failure
  14. 14. References http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catheter http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cystoscope http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retrograde_ pyelogram http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ESWL http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_urea_ nitrogen

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