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Abbreviations

Advanced Medical Terminology Chapter 20 ROOM221

TermDefinition
angio angiography
AP anteroposterior
Ba Barium
C-spine Cervical spine films
CXR chest x-rays (film)
Decub decubitus
DICOM digital image communication in medicine
DI diagnostic imaging
DSA digital subtraction angioplasty
ECHO echocardiography
EUS endoscopic untrasonograghy
18F-FDG Fluorodeoxyglucose
Gd Gadolinium
123I, 131I isotopes of radioactive iodine
IVP intravenous pyelogram
KUB kidneys, ureters, bladder
LAT lateral
LS films lumbosacral (spine) films
L-spine lumbar spine
MDCT multidetector CT scan
MR, MRI magnetic resonance , magnetic resonance imaging
MRA magnetic resonance angiography
MRV magnetic resonance venography
MUGA multiple-gated acquisitions
PA posteroanterior
PACS picture archival and communications system
PET positron emission tomography
PET/CT positron emission tompgraphy/computed tomography
RAIU radioactive iodine uptake (test)
RFA radiofrequency ablation
SBFT small bowel follow-through
SPECT single photon emissions computed tomography
99TC radioactive technetium
201T1 Thallium-201
T-spine thoracic spine
UGI upper gastrointestinal (series)
US, U/S ultrasound; ultrasonography
V/Q scan ventilation-perfusion scan of the lungs
Created by: MedStudent2018