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OB/GYN Abbreviations
Abbreviations for OB/GYN Rotation at St. Agnes
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LGA
Definition
Large for gestational age
Term
SGA
Definition
Small for gestational age
Term
ROM
Definition
Rupture of membranes
Term
SROM
Definition
Spontaneous rupture of membranes
Term
AROM
Definition
Artificial rupture of membranes
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PROM
Definition
Premature rupture of membranes
Term
PPROM
Definition
Preterm, premature rupture of membranes
Term
PTL
Definition
Pre-term labor
Term
GDM
Definition
Gestational diabetes mellitus
Term
NRFHT
Definition
Non-reassuring fetal heart tracing
Term
FTP
Definition
Failure to progress
Term
FTD
Definition
Failure to descend
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CPD
Definition
Cephalopelvic disproportion
Term
PIH
Definition
Pregnancy induced HTN
Term
GH
Definition
Gestational HTN
Term
HELLP
Definition
Syndrome of hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets
Term
POC
Definition
Products of conception
Term
RPOC
Definition
Retained products of conception
Term
Ab
Definition
abortion
Term
SAB
Definition
Spontaneous abortion (miscarriage)
Term
TAB
Definition
Therapeutic abortion
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EAB
Definition
Elective abortion (usually synonymous with TAB)
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AMA
Definition
Advanced maternal age (35)
Term
VBAC
Definition
Vaginal birth after C/S
Term
C/S
Definition
Cesarean section
Term
LCT C/S
Definition
Low cervical transverse C/S
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IUGR
Definition
Intrauterine growth restriction
Term
PP
Definition
Postpartum
Term
AFI
Definition
Amniotic fluid index
Term
BPP
Definition
Biophysical profile
Term
Oligo
Definition
oligohydramnios
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Poly
Definition
polyhydramnios
Term
Chorio
Definition
chorioamnionitis
Term
IUP
Definition
intrauterine pregnancy
Term
FDIU
Definition
fetal death in utero
Term
NST
Definition
Non-stress test
Term
NPC
Definition
no prenatal care
Term
BOA
Definition
baby on arrival
Term
BFA
Definition
baby for adoption
Term
FOB
Definition
father of baby
Term
IVF
Definition
in-vitro fertilization
Term
CVS
Definition
chorionic villus sampling
Term
PID
Definition
pelvic inflammatory disease
Term
TOA
Definition
tubo-ovarian abscess
Term
DUB
Definition
dysfunctional uterine bleeding
Term
AUB
Definition
abnormal uterine bleeding
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LOA
Definition
lysis of adhesions
Term
BSO
Definition
bilateral salpingoophorectomy
Term
TAH
Definition
total abdominal hysterectomy
Term
SCH
Definition

supracervical hysterectomy 

(subtotal hysterectomy)

Term
LH
Definition
Laparoscopic hysterectomy
Term
LSH
Definition
laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy
Term
A&P
Definition
anterior and posterior repair
Term
TVH
Definition
total vaginal hysterectomy
Term
LAVH
Definition
laparoscopicaly assisted vaginal hysterectomy
Term
LEEP
Definition
loop electrical excision procedure
Term
D&C
Definition
dilation and currettage
Term
LND
Definition
lymph node dissection
Term
POD
Definition
post-op day
Term
HD
Definition
hospital day
Term
BTL
Definition
bilateral tubal ligation
Term
ASCUS
Definition
atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance
Term
CIN
Definition
cervical intraepithelial neoplasia