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ADH
antidiuretic hormone; vasopressin
ARF
acute renal failure
BILI
bilirubin
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
CAPD
continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
Cath
catheter, catheterization
CCPD
continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis
CKD
chronic kidney disease; a condition during which serum creatinine and BUN levels rise and may result in impairment of all body systems
CL-
chloride; an electrolyte excreted by the kidney
CRF
chronic renal failure; progressive loss of kidney function
cysto
cystoscopic examination
ESRD
end-stage renal disease
ESWL
extracorporeal schock wave lithotripsy
HCO3-
bicarbonate; an electrolyte conserved by the kidney
HD
hemodialysis
IC
interstitial cystitis; chronic inflammation of the bladder wall; not caused by bacterial infection and not responsive to conventional antibiotic therapy
IVP
intravenous pyelogram
K+
potassium; an electrolyte
KUB
kidney, ureter, and bladder
Na+
sodium; an electrolyte
PD
peritoneal dialysis
pH
symbol for degreee of acidity or alkalinity
PKU
phenylketonuria
sp gr
specific gravity
UA
urinalysis
UTI
urinary tract infection
VCUG
voiding cystourethrogram
BPH
benign prostatic hyperplasia
(also called benign prostatic hypertrophy)
DRE
digital rectal examination
GU
genitourinary
HSV
herpes simplex virus
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
PSA
prostate-specific antigen
RPR
rapid plasma reagin
(test for syphilis)
STI
sexually transmitted infections
TRUS
transrectal ultrasound
(test to assess the prostate gland and to guide the precise placement of a biopsy needle)
TUIP
transurethral incision of the prostate
TUMT
transurethral microwave thermotherapy
TUNA
transurethral needle ablation
TURP
transurethral resection of the prostate
AB
abortion
AFP
alpha-fetoprotein
ASCUS
atypical squamous cells of unknown significance
BSE
breast self-examination
C-section
cesarean section
CIN
cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
CIS
carcinoma in situ
CS
cesarean section
CVS
chorionic villus sampling
Cx
cervix
D & C
dilation and curettage
DCIS
ductal carcinoma in situ
DES
diethylstilbestrol
DUB
dysfunctional uterine bleeding
ECC
endocervical curettage
EDC
estimated date of confinement
EMB
endometrial biopsy
ERT
estrogen replacement therapy
FHR
fetal heart rate
FSH
follicle-stimulating hormone
G
gravida (pregnant)
GYN
gynecology
HCG;hCG
human chorionic gonadotropin
HDN
hemolytic disease of hte newborn
HPV
human papilloma virus
HSG
hysterosalpingography
IUD
intrauterine device; contraceptive
LEEP
loop electrocautery excision procedure
LH
luteinizing hormone
LMP
last menstrual period
multip
multipara; multiparous
OB
obstetrics
OCPs
oral contraceptive pills
Para 2-0-1-2
woman's reproductive history;2 full-term infants, 0 preterm, 1 abortion, and 2 living children
Pap smear
Papanicolaou smear (test for cervical or vaginal cancer)
Path
pathology
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
PMS
premenstrual syndrome
primip
primipara; primiparous
RDS
respiratory distress syndrome
SERMs
selective estrogen receptor modulators
SLN biopsy
sentinel node biopsy
TAH-BSO
total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
TRAM flap
trans-rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap; breast reconstruction