RICERCA TRA GLI OLTRE 10MILA ARGOMENTI

16 luglio 2020

ACRONIMI IN MEDICINA


  • A-a: alveolar-arterial
  • AAA: abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Ab: antibody
  • ABG: arterial blood gas
  • ABI: ankle brachial index
  • ACE: angiotensin-converting enzyme
  • ACTH: adrenocorticotropic hormone
  • ADA: adenosine deaminase
  • AFB: acid-fast bacteria
  • ALT: alanine aminotransferase
  • AMA: antimitochondrial antibody
  • AMP: adenosine monophosphate
  • ANA: antinuclear antibody
  • ASMA: anti–smooth muscle antibody
  • AST: aspartate aminotransferase
  • BNP: B-type natriuretic peptide
  • BUN: blood urea nitrogen
  • c-ANCA: cytoplasmic antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies
  • CBC: complete blood cell
  • CDI: Clostridium difficile infection
  • CHF: congestive heart failure
  • CMV: cytomegalovirus
  • CPK: creatinine phosphokinase
  • C&S: culture and sensitivity
  • CSF: cerebrospinal fluid
  • CT: computed tomography
  • DHEAS: dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate
  • DIC: disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • DNA: deoxyribonucleic acid
  • Ds: double strand
  • DS: dehydroepiandrosterone
  • DVT: deep vein thrombosis
  • EB: Epstein-Barr
  • ECG: electrocardiogram
  • ECM: erythema chronicum migrans
  • ELISA: enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
  • EMG: electromyogram
  • EPS: electrophysiologic
  • ERCP: endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  • ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  • EUS: endoscopy ultrasound
  • FBS: fasting blood sugar
  • FENa: fractional excretion of sodium
  • FNAB: fine-needle aspiration biopsy
  • FSH: follicle-stimulating hormone
  • FUO: fever of undetermined origin
  • GB: gallbladder
  • GFR: glomerular filtration rate
  • GGT: γ-glutamyl transferase
  • GGTP: γ-glutamyl transpeptidase
  • GnRH: gonadotropin-releasing hormone
  • HBsAg: hepatitis B surface antigen
  • hCG: human chorionic gonadotropin
  • HCV: hepatitis C virus
  • HIV: human immunodeficiency virus
  • HSV: herpes simplex virus
  • IEP: immunoelectrophoresis
  • Ig: immunoglobulin
  • IGF: insulin-like growth factor
  • INR: International Normalized Ratio
  • IV: intravenous
  • IVP: intravenous pyelogram
  • K: potassium
  • KOH: potassium hydroxide
  • LDH: lactate dehydrogenase
  • LGV: lymphogranuloma venereum
  • LH: luteinizing hormone
  • LKM: liver kidney microsomal
  • LS: lumbosacral
  • LP: lumbar puncture
  • Na: sodium
  • MIBG: metaiodobenzylguanidine
  • MRA: magnetic resonance angiogram
  • MRCP: magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
  • MRDTI: magnetic resonance direct thrombus imaging
  • MRI: magnetic resonance imaging
  • O&P: orthotic and prosthetic
  • OR: operating room
  • PA: posteroanterior
  • PAC: plasma aldosterone concentration
  • p-ANCA: perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody
  • PCOS: polycystic ovary syndrome
  • PCR: polymerase chain reaction
  • PCreat: plasma creatinine
  • PE: pulmonary embolism
  • PET: positron emission tomography
  • PFA: platelet function analysis
  • PNa: plasma sodium
  • PPD: purified protein derivative
  • PRA: plasma renin activity
  • PSA: prostate-specific antigen
  • PT: prothrombin time
  • PTH: parathyroid hormone
  • PTT: partial thromboplastin time
  • RAIU: radioactive iodine uptake
  • RBC: red blood cell
  • RDW: red blood cell distribution width
  • RF: rheumatoid factor
  • RNP: ribonucleoprotein
  • r/o: rule out
  • RSD: reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • SBE: subacute bacterial endocarditis
  • TB: tuberculosis
  • Tc: technetium
  • TEE: transesophageal echocardiogram
  • TIA: transient ischemic attack
  • TIBC: total iron-binding capacity
  • TRH: thyrotropin-releasing hormone
  • TSH: thyroid-stimulating hormone
  • TT: thrombin time
  • TTKG: transtubular potassium gradient
  • UGI: upper gastrointestinal
  • UCreat: urine creatinine
  • UNa: urine sodium
  • UOsmo: urine osmolarity
  • VDRL: venereal disease research laboratories
  • V/Q: ventilation-perfusion
  • WBC: white blood cell