PDU

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PDU

Abbreviation for:
power Doppler ultrasonography
Professional Development Unit  
pulsed Doppler ultrasonography

pleural drainage unit

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PDU

A device to evacuate fluids from the pleural cavity. Most PDUs consist of three chambers: one to collect fluids such as blood, pus, or pleural effusions; a second to maintain a water seal; and a third to control suction.
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When working at the highest layers, it must also be able to reassemble protocol data units that have been segmented.
The acquired messages, Protocol Data Units (PDUs), are also fully decoded to produce text files of the Information Elements (IEs) contained in the messages for display, storage or printing.

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