What does LVF stand for?

What does LVF stand for?

Left ventricular failure
Left ventricular failure, failure of the left side of the heart. 2. In both of these senses, LVF is in contrast to RVF (right ventricular failure or function).

What is the acronym for patient?

List of medical abbreviations: P

Abbreviation Meaning
Pt. patient (from Latin patiens, meaning “one who endures” or “one who suffers”)
PTA percutaneous transluminal angioplasty post-traumatic amnesia prior to admission Peritonsillar abscess
PTB pulmonary tuberculosis
PTC percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography

What is the abbreviation for a patient’s diagnosis?

Dx: Abbreviation for diagnosis, the determination of the nature of a disease.

What is LV function in medical terms?

The left ventricle is the thickest chamber of the heart which is primarily responsible for pumping oxygenated blood to the vital organs of the body. LV dysfunction occurs when the left ventricle is either defective or damaged, thus disrupting healthy . Normal LV function can be disturbed due to several causes.

What is LVH medical?

Left ventricular hypertrophy is a thickening of the wall of the heart’s main pumping chamber. This thickening may result in elevation of pressure within the heart and sometimes poor pumping action. The most common cause is high blood pressure.

What does BD stand for in medical terms?

twice a day / twice daily
List of abbreviations

Abbreviation Meaning
b.i.d., bid, bd twice a day / twice daily / 2 times daily
BMI body mass index
BNO bowels not open
BO bowels open

What is EPAC medical term?

The Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic (EPAC) is an emergency service available to all women referred by their GP or Health Professional. EPAC at Southmead Hospital accepts women who are experiencing pain and/or bleeding between 6 and 18 weeks of their pregnancy and sees over 5000 emergency patients each year.

What does clinical HX mean?

(medicine) Abbreviation of history.

What is DX and TX in medical terms?

Dx – Diagnosis, Sx – Symptoms, Fx – Fracture, Tx – Treatment, Hx – History S/b-seen by. Sortable table. Abbreviation.

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