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sprout or shoot
condition of urine
albumin, a protein in the urine. Also called proteinuria (pro teen NOOR ee ah).
commonly known as "bed-wetting", enuresis can be nocturnal or diurnal (during the day)
usually forms in patients with excess of the mineral calcium. Also called (urinary calculi) (KAL kyoo lye)
acute renal failure
chronic renal failure
Also called Wilms tumor. These tumors develope from kidney cells that did not develope fully before a child's birth. These cancerous tumors of the kidney occur mainly in children
Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the bladder malignant tumors that comprise approximately 90% of all bladder cancers and arise from the cells lining the bladder
Blood Urea Nitrogen blood test that measures the amount of nitrogenous waste in the circulatory system; an increased level indicator of kidney dysfunction.
Computed Tomography scan computerized image shows a 'slice' of the body
Intravenous urography uses a contrast medium to see kidneys, ureters, and bladder. Also called IVP
Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder radiographic imaging without contrast of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder.
Voiding Cystourethrography radiographic imaging of the urinary bladder and urethra done with a contrast medium while the patient is urinating.
Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis type of renal dialysis in which an indwelling catheter in the abdomen permits fluid to drain into and out of the peritoneal cavity to cleanse...
Hemodialysis type of renal dialysis that cleanses the blood by shuting it from the body through a machine for diffusion and ultrafiltration and then returning it to the patient's circulation.
channel, pipe, or tube that guides urine from the ureters to the ileum in the digestive system to be excreted through the large intestine, when the bladder is no longer available for...