Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Dr in Action : Opthalmology End posting Prep1

in ophthal posting, one special thing is, they love to use short forms for all kind of eye problems. here are some of the common ones:

~ PDR: proliferative diabetic retinopathy
~ NPDR: non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy
~ HR: hypertensive retinopathy
~ AMD / ARMD: age-related macular degeneration
~ RP: retinitis pigmentosa
~ AION: anterior ischemic optic neuropathy
~ RVO: retinal vein occlusion (CRVO: central RVO; BRVO: branch RVO)
~ RAO: retinal arterial occusion
~ BH: blot h'age
~ DH: dot h'age
~ VH: vitreous h'age
~ PVD: posterior vitreal detachment
~ ME: macular edema
~ PSCC: posterior subcapsular cataract
~ NS: nuclear sclerosis
~ AC: anterior chamber
~ ET: esotropia
~ IOP: intraocular pressure
~ OD: optic disc
~ ODR: Optic Disc Ratio
~ FFA: Fundus Fluorescein Angiography
~ PRP: Pan Retinal Photocoagulation
~ AS: anterior synechiae
~ PS: posterior synechiae
~ EOM: extra-ocular muscle


DrSinga said...

saya cuma ingat CTV aje!!

BaYu said...


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