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Medical Terminology


Question Answer
CR Closed Reduction (Treatment of fractured bone without surgical incision)
BSO Bilateral salping oopherectomy (Surgical removal of both fallopian tubes and ovaries.)
I&D Incision & Drainage (Incision into and removal of fluid from the infected area)
ESS Endoscopice Sinus Surgery (Use of endoscopic instrumentation to operate on the nose.)
LAVH Laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy (Visual examination of pelvic organs followed by removall of uterus through the vagina.)
AKA Above knee amputation (Surgical removal of the leg above the kne
BKA Below knee amputation (Surgical removal of the leg below the
I & D Dilation & Curettage (Dilation of the uterine cervix and scrapping of the inner lining of the uterus with uterine curette.)
MIS Minimally invasive surgery (Surgery that uses endoscopic techniques and instrumentation to reduce trauma to the body during
ORIF Open reduction internal fixation (Treatment of fractured bone with an incision and use of plates and screws to hold the fragments together.)
Created by: Eyerusalem