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radiology abbrev

radiology abbreviations

Angio angiography
AP anteroposterior
Ba barium
CAT computerized axial tomography
C-spine cervical spine films
CT computed tomography
CXR chest x-ray
Decub decubitus (lying down)
DICOM digital image communication in medicine
DI diagnostic imaging
DSA digital subtraction angiography
FDG fluorodeoxyglucose
67 Ga radioactive gallium
131 I radioactive iodine
IVP intravenous pyelogram
KUB kidneys, ureters, bladder
LAT lateral
LS Films lumbosacral spine films
MR or MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MRA magnetic resonance angiography
MUGA multiple-gated acquisitions scan
PA posterioanterior
PACS picture archival and communications system
PET positron emission tomography
SPECT single-photon emission computed tomography
99m Tc radioactive technetium
201 Tl radioisotop (thallium)
UGI upper gastrointestinal (series)
US, U/S ultrasound
VQ scan ventilation-perfusion scan of lungs
Created by: mdbley