Glossary Of Terms


Below is a list of general terms you may hear while working with Central Arizona Urologists. Click on each term to learn what it means.


Absorbent Products:

Artificial Sphincter:

Anemia:

Anxiety:

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Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART):

Autologous:


Behavioral Techniques:

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH):

Benign Tumor:

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Bilateral:


Biofeedback:

Bladder:


Bladder Cancer:

Bladder Training:

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Brachytherapy:

Catheter:

Catheterization:

Chancre:

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Chemolysis:

Colon:

Creatinine:

Cryotherapy:

Cystocele:

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Cyst:

Cystectomy:

Cystoscopy:

Diabetes mellitus:


Diuretic:

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Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy (EHL):

Enterocele:

Erectile Dysfunction:

Estrogen:

External Beam Radiation Therapy:

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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL):

Habit Training:

Hematuria:

Hormonal Therapy:

Hydrocele:

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Hypermobility:

Hyperplasia:

Insemination:

InterStim Continence Control Therapy:

Interstitial Cystitis:

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Intrinsic Sphincter Deficiency (ISD):

Irritable Bladder:

Kegel Exercises:

Kidney:

Kidney Cancer:

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Kidney Stone:

Laparoscopy:

Laser Prostatectomy:

Lithotripsy:

Low Testosterone:

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Menopause:

Metastasis:

Microwave Transurethral Microwave Thermoablation (TUMT):

Mixed Incontinence:

Nephrectomy:

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Open Nephrolithotomy:

Orchiectomy:

Orchitis:

Overactive Bladder:

Overflow Incontinence:

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Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCN):

Pelvic Muscle Exercises:

Periurethral Bulking Injections:

Post-void Residual (PVR) Volume:

Prostaglandin:

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Prostate:

Prostate Cancer:

Prostatectomy:

Prostatic Stent:

Prostatitis:

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Pubovaginal Sling:

Pyelonephritis:

Pyuria:

Rectocele:

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD):

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Sling Procedures:

Sphincter:

Stress Test:

Stress Urinary Incontinence:

Testicular Cancer:

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Testosterone:


Transient Urinary Incontinence:

Urgent PC:

Urgent PC Neuromodulation System:

Urinary Incontinence:

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Urinary Tract Infections (UTI):

Vasectomy:

Vasectomy Reversals:

Voiding Dysfunction:

Sources:
www.cornellurology.com/glossary.shtml
www.tucc.com/index.cfm/0/0/33-Urologic-Conditions.html

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