Surgical Technology Certification

  1. BPH, aka?
    • Nonmalignant enlargement of the prostate gland
    • Benign prostatic hypertrophy
  2. Chordee
    Downward curvature of the penis during erection
  3. Costal
    Pertaining to the rib
  4. Cryptorchism
    Failure of the testicle to descend into the scrotum
  5. Cushing's syndrome
    Hypersecretion of adrenal hormones caused by a tumor or hyperfunction of the pituitary gland
  6. Cystitis
    Inflammation of the urinary bladder
  7. Cystotomy
    Incision of the bladder
  8. Epispadias
    Congenital condition in which the urethra opens onto the dorsum of the penis
  9. Glomerulonephritis
    Inflammation of the kidney that primarily involves the glomeruli
  10. Heminephrectomy
    Parialexcision of the kidney
  11. Hydrocele
    Enlarged sac filled with serous fluid in the testicle
  12. Hypernephroma
    Renal cell carcinoma
  13. Hypospadias
    • Congenital abnormality in which the urethral opening is on the under-side of the penis
    • In females it refers to a urethral opening into the vagina
  14. Nephroectomy
    Excision of a kidney
  15. Nephritis
    Inflammation of the kidney
  16. Nephrolithiasis
    Presnce of calculi in the kidney
  17. Nephrosclerosis
    Hardening of the kidney
  18. Nephroscopy
    Direct visualization of the interior of the kidney by means of a nephroscope
  19. Nephrosis
    Deteriorization or impairment of the kidney without inflammation
  20. Nephrotomy
    Incision into the kidney
  21. Orchiectomy
    Removal of a testis
  22. Paraphimosis
    Retraction of a narrowed or inflamed foreskin causing strangluation of the glans penis
  23. Phimosis
    Foreskin does not retract in the uncircumcised male
  24. Pyelitis
    Inflammation of the pelvis or the kidney
  25. Pyelonephritis
    inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis
  26. pyelotomy
    Incision into the renal pelvis
  27. Renal
    Pertaining to the kidney
  28. Spermatocele
    Cystic tumor of the pidiymis
  29. Testicular torsion
    Twisting of the testis
  30. Uremia
    Toxic condition caused by renal insufficiency
  31. Ureterectomy
    Removal of a ureter
  32. Ureteroneocystostomy
    Implantation of a donaor ureter into the bladder
  33. Ureteroplasty
    Reconstruction of the ureter
  34. Ureterostomy
    Formation of apermanent fistula for draining of a ureter
  35. Urethroplasty
    Repair of a urethral stricture
  36. Varicocele
    Enlargement of the veins of the spermatic cord
  37. Wilms' tumor
    Rapidly developing kidny tumor common in childres
  38. Adrenal glands
    Cap the kidneys and secrete cortisol, aldosterone, androgens, epi and norepi
  39. Gerota's capsule
    A fibrous, perirenal fascia that encapsulates each kidney
  40. Glomerulus
    Capillary network in the nephron of the kidney
  41. Calyx
    Cuplike extension of the kidney pelvis
  42. Cortex
    Outer area of tissue of the kidney that contains corpuscles and tubles
  43. Hilum
    An indentation on the inner border where the arteries, veins, and ureter enter and leave the kidney
  44. Medulla
    Middle portion containing renal pyramids that filter waste substances
  45. Renal corpuscles
    Network of capillaries enclosed withing Bowman's capsule
  46. Renal tubules
    Small canals or tubes that collect and transport filtrate; includes the loop of Henle
  47. Renal pelvis
    Cavity lying within the center of the kidney that receives the urine through the major calyces
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Surgical Technology Certification
Surgical tech Genitourinary surgical procedures