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ACE Angiotensin Converting Enzyme
ADPKD Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
AGN Acute Glomerulonephritis
AKI Acute Kidney Injury
APD Automated Peritoneal Dialysis
ARB Angiotensin Receptor Blockers
ARF Acute Renal Failure
AV Fistula Arterio Venous Fistula
BP Blood Pressure
BPH Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy/Hyperplasia
BUN Blood Urea Nitrogen
CAPD Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis
CCPD Continuous Cycling Peritoneal Dialysis
CKD Chronic Kidney Disease
CRF Chronic Renal Failure
DKD Diabetic Kidney Disease
DM Diabetes Mellitus
DMSA Dimercaptosuccinic Acid
eGFR Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate
EPO Erythropoietin
ESKD End Stage Kidney Disease
ESRD End Stage Renal Disease
ESWL Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
GFR Glomerular Filtration Rate
HD Hemodialysis
IDDM Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
IJV Internal Jugular Vein
IPD Intermittent Peritoneal Dialysis
IVU/IVP Intravenous Urography/Pyelography
MA Microalbuminuria
MCU Micturating Cysto Urethrogram
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
NIDDM Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes
NSAID Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug
PCNL Percutanous Nephrolitomy
PD Peritoneal Dialysis
PKD Polycystic Kidney Disease
PSA Prostate Specific Antigen
PUV Posterior Urethral Valves
RBC Red Blood Cells
RRT Renal Replacement Therapy
TB Tuberculosis
TIBC Total Iron Binding Capacity
TURP Trans Urethral Resection of Prostrate
UTI Urinary Tract Infection
VCUG Voiding Cysto Urethrogram
VUR Vesicoureteral Reflux
WBC White Blood Cells