38 CFR 4.115a - Ratings of the genitourinary system
|Requiring regular dialysis, or precluding more than sedentary activity from one of the following: persistent edema and albuminuria; or, BUN more than 80mg%; or, creatinine more than 8mg%; or, markedly decreased function of kidney or other organ systems, estpecially cardiovascular||100|
|Persistent edema and albuminuria with BUN 40 to 80mg%; or, creatinine 4 to 8mg%; or, generalized poor health characterized by lethargy, weakness, anorexia, weight loss, or limitation of exertion||80|
|Constant albuminuria with some edema; or, definite decrease in kidney function; or, hypertension at least 40 percent disabling under diagnostic code 7101||60|
|Albumin constant or recurring with hyaline and granular casts or red blood cells; or, transient or slight edema or hypertension at least 10 percent disabling under diagnostic code 7101||30|
|Albumin and casts with history of acute nephritis; or, hypertension non-compensable under diagnostic code 7101||0|
|Rate particular condition as urine leakage, frequency, or obstructed voiding|
|Continual Urine Leakage, Post Surgical Urinary Diversion, Urinary Incontinence, or Stress Incontinence:|
|Requiring the use of an appliance or the wearing of absorbent materials which must be changed more than 4 times per day||60|
|Requiring the wearing of absorbent materials which must be changed 2 to 4 times per day||40|
|Requiring the wearing of absorbent materials which must be changed less than 2 times per day||20|
|Daytime voiding interval less than one hour, or; awakening to void five or more times per night||40|
|Daytime voiding interval between one and two hours, or; awakening to void three to four times per night||20|
|Daytime voiding interval between two and three hours, or; awakening to void two times per night||10|
|Urinary retention requiring intermittent or continuous catheterization||30|
|Marked obstructive symptomatology (hesitancy, slow or weak stream, decreased force of stream) with any one or combination of the following:|
|1. Post void residuals greater than 150 cc.|
|2. Uroflowmetry; markedly diminished peak flow rate (less than 10 cc/sec).|
|3. Recurrent urinary tract infections secondary to obstruction.|
|4. Stricture disease requiring periodic dilatation every 2 to 3 months||10|
|Obstructive symptomatology with or without stricture disease requiring dilatation 1 to 2 times per year||0|
|Urninary tract infection:|
|Poor renal function: Rate as renal dysfunction.|
|Recurrent symptomatic infection requiring drainage/frequent hospitalization (greater than two times/year), and/or requiring continuous intensive management||30|
|Long-term drug therapy, 1-2 hospitalizations per year and/or requiring intermittent intensive management||10|
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Title 38 published on 2014-07-01
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