Urinary System

  1. Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
    a noninvasive treatment for removal of kidney or ureteral stones
  2. fulguration
    destruction of living tissues with an electric spark (a method commonly used to remove bladder growths)
  3. renal transplant
    surgical impantation of a donor kidney to replace a nonfunctioning kidney
  4. cystogram
    radiographic image of the bladder
  5. cystography
    radiographic imaging of the bladder
  6. intravenous urogram
    radiographic image of the urinary tract
  7. nephrogram
    radiographic image of the kidney
  8. nephrograghy
    radiographic imaging of the kidney
  9. nephrosonography
    process of recording the kidney using sound (an ultrasound)
  10. nephrotomogram
    sectinal radiographic image of the kidney
  11. renogram
    record of the kidney (produces by radioactivity after injecting a radiopharmaceutical or radioactive material, into the blood) (a nuclear medicine test)
  12. retrograde urogram
    radiographic imge of the urinary tract with contrast medium instilled through urethral catheters by a cystoscope
  13. retrodrade
    to move in a direction opposite from normal
  14. voiding cystourethrography (VCUG)
    radiographic imaging of the bladder and the urethra.
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Urinary System
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