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ABD

abdomen

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AXR

abdominal x-ray

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Al

aluminum

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ANT

anterior

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Angio

angiogram

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AP

anterior-posterior

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Ba

barium

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BE

barium enema

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BAS

barium swallow

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Bx

biopsy

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CAT

computed axial tomography

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CPR

cardio-pulmonary resuscitation

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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C-Spine

cervical spine

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CT

computed tomography

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CXR

chest x-ray

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C+ CT

contrast-enhanced computed tomography

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C-

CT - non-enhanced resonance imaging

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C+ MRI

contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging

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DECUB

decubitus

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis

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PA

posterior anterior

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Lat

lateral

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IVP

intravenous pyelogram

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UGI

upper gastrointestinal

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Ba Meal or B.M.

barium meal

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S&D

stomach and duodenum

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Myel

myelgram

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ECG

electro cardiogram

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ECHO

echocardiogram

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ECT

electroconvulsive therapy

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ERCP

endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatogrohy

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EP

evoked potentials

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FT

follow through

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Fx or #

fracture

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GU

genitourinary

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GI

gastrointestinal

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KUB

kidneys, ureters, bladder

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LAO

left anterior oblique

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L-spine

lumbar spine

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LPO

Left posterior oblique

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LT

left

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MAMMO

mammogram, mammography

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MRA

magnetic resonance angiogram

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MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

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OBL

oblique

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PFT

pulmonary function test

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PTCA

percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

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PTHC

percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram

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RAO

right anterior oblique

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RPO

right posterior oblique

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RT

right / registered technologist

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SONO

sonogram, sonography

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SBFT

small bowel follow through

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SSEP

stomatosensory evoked potentials

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Tib & Fib

tibia & fibula

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TOMO

tomography, tomogram

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TV Scan

transvaginal ultrasound scan

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US

ultrasound, ultrasonography

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XR

x-ray

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SCA

selective coronary angiograms

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DSA

digital subtraction angiogram

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RHC

right heart

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LHC

left heart

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EMG

electromyogram

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EEG

electroencephalography