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Approved Abbreviations

 A&PRepair - anterior and posterior colporrhaphy 
ABAbortion
AIDSAcquired immunodeficiency syndrome
ASCUSAtypical cells of undetermined significance
BMIBody mass index
BSOBilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
BTLBilateral tubal ligation
CBCComplete blood count
CDCesarean delivery
CINCervical intraepithelial neoplasia
CmCentimeter
CTComputerized tomography
D&CDilatation and curettage
D&EDilatation and evacuation
DEXADual-energy X-ray absorptopmetry
DHEASDihydroepiandrosterone sulfate
DMDiabetes mellitus
DVTDeep vein thombosis
E2Estradiol
EBLEstimated blood loss
ECCEndocervical curettage
EFWEstimated fetal weight
EGAEstimated gestational age
EKG/ECGElectrocardiogram
FGRFetal growth restriction
FSHFollicle-stimulating hormone
FHRFetal heart rate
GDMGestational diabetes mellitus
gmGram
HIVHuman immunodeficiency virus
HCGHuman chorionic gonadotropin
HPVHuman papillomavirus
HRTHormone replacement therapy
HSVHerpes simplex virus
IMIntramuscular
IVIntravenous
IUDIntrauterine device
IUFDIntrauterine fetal death
IUGRIntrauterine growth restriction
IUPIntrauterine pregnancy
kgKilogram
LAVHLaparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy
LEEPLoop electrosurgical procedure
LGALarge for gestational age
LHLuteinizing hormone or laparoscopic hysterectomy
LMPLast menstrual period
MISMinimally invasive surgery
MRIMagnetic resonance imaging
NSTNon-stress test
OA, OP, OTOcciput positions - may be preceded by R (right) or L (left)
PAPPapanicolaou smear
PCOSPolycystic ovarian syndrome
PIHPregnancy-induced hypertension
PPPostpartum
PPHPostpartum hemorrhage
PROMPremature rupture of membranes
PTLPreterm labor
SABSpontaneous abortion
S/D (ratio)Systolic/diastolic ratio
SGASmall for gestational age
SROMSpontaneous rupture of membranes
STD/STISexually transmitted disease/infection
SUIStress urinary incontinence
SVDSpontaneous vaginal delivery
TAHTotal abdominal hysterectomy
TSHThyroid-stimulating hormone
TVHTotal vaginal hysterectomy
USUltrasonography
VBACVaginal birth after cesarean delivery