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What does "opk" stand for in medicine?

What does "opk" stand for in medicine?

OPK: in fertility medicine stands for "ovulation predictor kit," which can be used to detect when to expect ovulation. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What does pac stand for in orthopedics?

Physician assistant : Physician assistant - certified is the obvious answer. But the wording of the question is unclear. ...Read more

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What does denture svc stand for exactly?

What does denture svc stand for exactly?

We use the : Abbreviation "svc" routinely to denote service. Perhaps it pertains to some associated denture procedure like an adjustment if a reline. ...Read more

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What does ck-mb stand for in blood tests?

What does ck-mb stand for in blood tests?

Heart disease: Ck-mb refers to the mb fraction of creatine kinase enzyme. Ck is present in all muscles, skeletal muscles have mostly mm fractions where as cardiac muscle in rich in mb fraction. Elevated blood levels of ck-mb suggest damage to hear muscle and the test was used in the diagnosis of heart attacks. It has been superseded by troponin testing. ...Read more

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What is bnp in bloodwork stand for and what does it test?

What is bnp in bloodwork stand for and what does it test?

BNP: Brain Natriuretic Peptide. In general terms BNP can be interpreted as follows. A normal BNP level makes the diagnosis of Heart Failure unlikely (rule out test) •A high BNP level makes the diagnosis of HF very likely (rule in or confirm test) •Intermediate values of BNP require careful interpretation, in light of patients age (consider age-adjusted cut-off values) and co-existing conditions. ...Read more

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What does CHF stand for?

What does CHF stand for?

Fluid congestion: Congestive heart failure, meaning fluid congestion in various organs such as lungs, liver, gut and limbs due to inadequate heart function. ...Read more

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What does CABG stand for?

What does CABG stand for?

Cabg: stands for coronary artery bypass graft. This is when a blood vessel from the body (artery or vein) is used to reroute blood around a blockage in an artery that feeds the heart. ...Read more

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What does MDT stand for in regards to drug testing?

What does MDT stand for in regards to drug testing?

MDT: Multi Drug Test. It detects Methadone, Cocaine, Amphetamine, Meth, THC, Opiates, PCP,Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines & Oxycodone in urine samples. It is a 10 panel test. ...Read more

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What does VD stand for and how common is it?

What does VD stand for and how common is it?

Venereal disease: "vd" stands for "venereal disease, " derived from venus, the goddess of love. It's the term i grew up with, but it's been replaced by std, or "sexually transmitted disease" because the more colorful medical terms of the past are being replaced by terms that are boring but more politically correct. Stds are very common...How common depends on which std you're asking about, location, and population. ...Read more

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Heard the term bmp. What does it stand for?

Heard the term bmp. What does it stand for?

BMP Bloodtest: Bmp (basic metabolic panel) looks at glucose, kidney function and electrolytes--- any of which if abnormal has the potential to be considered. ...Read more

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What does the abbreviations doe stand for?

What does the abbreviations doe stand for?

Dyspnea on exertion?: Doe can be dyspnea on exertion (a symptom one has if he feels short of breath during physical work). Of course, it also stands for the department of energy, or the department of education, if one is talking about government agencies. ...Read more

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What does sob mean/stand for in a medical chart!

What does sob mean/stand for in a medical chart!

Relax: its a common medical abbreviation for SHORT OF BREATH ...Read more

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What does it mean when doctors push for holistic health?

What does it mean when doctors push for holistic health?

Whole person health: Holistic health practitioners deal not only with diseases and symptoms but with the health of the whole person. Many traditional medical systems (chinese medicine, ayurveda) look at the entire picture - not only the physical body, but the mind and the spirit - and seek to address the problem at its root, rather than use a temporary measure to mask the symptoms. ...Read more

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What is does dhea stand for?

What is does dhea stand for?

DHEA: Dihydroepiandrosterone. There are many articles about this on the internet and nothing that should really worry you. On-line just type in DHEA. ...Read more

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What does "pi" stand for on a urinalysis? And what does it mean when it is "high"? Urinalysis shows it as 5-10 when normal is 0-3

What does "pi" stand for on a urinalysis? And what does it mean when it is "high"? Urinalysis shows it as 5-10 when normal is 0-3

Urine analysis: I betcha your UA is registering "epi" cells. These are normal kidney or ureter or bladder or even vaginal cells. Sometimes the tech will report "squamous" cells. Urine pH is also reported but normal range is 5 to 7. Shedding these cells is not particularly worrisome, but interpretation requires a reading of what else is in the urine and if an illness is apparent. Suggest repeat and discussion ...Read more

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What to do about hepatic congestion hepatomegaly.. what does it mean treatment for it?

What to do about hepatic congestion hepatomegaly.. what does it mean treatment for it?

Determine cause: The liver sits downstream from the heart and if the heart does not work well, it can lead to congestive heart failure. In this instance, the blood backs up and can cause the liver to become congestive, thus the term congestive hepatomegaly. While there are other causes, e.g. Budd Chiari syndrome, heart failure is the most common cause and treatment is directed at improving heart function. ...Read more