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Ch. 8 Abbreviations

Female Reproductive System Abbreviations

AB abortion
APP alpha-fetoprotein
BSE Breast self-examination
C-section Cesarean Section
SIN Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
CIS Carcinoma in situ
CVS Chorionic Villus Sampling
Cx Cervix
D&C Dilation and Curettage
DCIS Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
DUB Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
FHR Fetal Heart Rate
FSH Follicle-Stimulation Hormone
G Gravida (pregnancy)
GnRH Gonadotropin-releasing hormone
GYN Gynecology
hCG or HCG Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
HDN Hemolytic disease of the newborn
HPV Human Papillomavirus
HRT Hormone Replacement Therapy
HSG Hysterosalpingography
IUD Intrauterine Devise
IVF in vitro fertilization
LEEP Loop Electrocautery excision procedure
LH Luteinizing hormone
LMP Last Menstrual Period
Multip multipart
OB obstetrics
para 2-0-1-2 A woman's reproductive history, 2 full term infants, 0 preterm, 1 abortion, 2 living children
pap tast Test for cervical or vaginal cancer
PID Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PMS Premenstrual Syndrome
primip primipara
SLN biopsy sentinel lymph node biopsy
TAH-BSO total abdominal hysterectomy
UAE Uterine Artery Embolization
VH Vaginal Hysterectomy
Created by: Bgarcia4736



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