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Interpretation

V visit
vomiting
volume
vaccinated
variation
vagina
vein
ventricular
verbal
vertebra
variable
VA variance
  Veteran's Administration
visual acuity
vertebral artery
valproic acid
VAB venoarterial bypass (ECMO)
VAC vaccine
vacuum-assisted closure
VAD vascular access device
ventricular assist device
vascular atherosclerotic disease
VAE venous air emboli/embolism
VAG vaginal , vaginally
VAH vertebral ankylosing hyperostosis
Veterans Affairs hospital
VAI valve area index (calculation)
VALI ventilator-associated lung injury
VAMC VA medical center
VAOD visual acuity (right eye)
VAOS visual acuity (left eye)
VAP ventilator associated pneumonia
venous access port
variant angina pectoris
VAR variant,  variety
veno-arteriolar reflex
VAS visual analog scale
vascular
ventricular assist system
VAT ventricular activation time
vascular access thrombosis
variable antigen type
VAVD vacuum-assisted venous drainage
VB venous blood
viable birth
vacuum biopsy
VBAC vaginal birth after cesarean
VBC volumetric based capnometry
vincristine, bleomycin, and cisplatin
VBG venous blood gas
venous bypass graft
VBI ventral blood island
vertebrobasilar insufficiency/ ischemia
VBR ventricular brain ratio
vertebral body repositioning
VBS vertebrobasilar system
veronal-buffered saline
VC vital capacity
vasoconstriction
vena cava
verbal cues
vocal cord
virtual coloscopy
ventilatory capacity
Vc vital capacity
VCA viral capsid antigen
vancomycin, colistin and anisomycin
vasoconstrictor assay
VCC ventral cell column
vision with correction
vasoconstrictor center
VCD vibrational circular dichroism
Vocal cord dysfunction
Van Capelle-Durrer
VCE video capsule endoscopy
vaginal cervical endocervical
VCG vectocardiogram
vectorcardiography
voiding cystourethrogram
VCI vascular cognitive impairment
vena cava inferior
vocal cord injuries
VCP vincristine, cyclophosphamide, and prednisone
vocal cord palsy
VCT venous clotting time
voluntary counseling and testing
VCU voiding cystoureterography / cystourethrogram
video conference unit
VCV vein chlorosis virus
volume control ventilation
vein clearing virus
VD venereal disease
venous dilatation
vessel disease
vasodilation
vapor density
voided
vas deferens
vasodilator
volume of distribution
viral diarrhea
V & D vomiting and diarrhea
VDA Visual discriminatory acuity
virtual DNA analysis
venous digital angiogram
VDD vitamin D-dependent
velocity of diastolic depolarization
VDE vertical detachment energy
VDG veneral disease-gonorrhea
voiding  (vdg)
VDH valvular disease of heart
VDJ variable diversity joining
VDL Visual detection level
vasodepressor lipid
VDO vertical dimension of occlusion
VDR vitamin D receptor
venous diameter ratio
VDS venous duplex scanning
venereal disease syphilis
vegetative dystonia syndrome
VDT vibration detection threshold
VE vaginal examination
ventilation
vitamin E
volume expansion
vacuum extraction(s)
virtual endoscopy
viral encephalitis
ventricular extrasystole
vascular endothelial
VEA ventricular ectopic activity
ventricular ectopic arrhythmia
VEB ventricular ectopic beat(s)
VEC vaginal epithelial cells / changes
vecuronium
valvular endothelial cells
video-enhanced contrast
VED vacuum erection device
ventricular ectopic depolarization
vascular endothelial dysfunction
VEE Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis
VEF visually evoked field
ventricular ejection fraction
VEG vegetation
VEMP vestibular evoked myogenic potentials
VENC velocity encoding
VENT ventilation
ventilator
ventricle
ventral
ventricular
VEP visual evoked potential(s)
VER ventricular escape rhythm
visual evoked response(s)
venous emptying rate
viral encephalopathy and retinopathy
VES ventricular extrasystole(s)
vestibular nuclear complex
virtual endoscope system
vesicular
Vesicular exanthema of swine
VET ventricular ejection time
veterinary
veteran
ventilatory threshold
VF ventricular fibrillation
visual field
ventricular function
ventricular flutter
Vertebral fractures
Virological failure
ventilatory frequency
visceral fat
VFD visual field defects
vertical fixation disparity
 ventilator-free days
VFI venous filling index
visual fields intact
voluntary food intake
VFL ventricular flutter
visual field loss
VFP ventricular filling pressure
vocal fold pathology / paralysis
VFR voiding flow rate
volumetric flow rate
VFT venous filling time
ventricular fibrillation threshold
VG vascular graft
ventricular gallop
vegetative growth
ventriculography
VGB vigabatrin
VGE venous gas emboli
viral gastroenteritis
VGH very good health
VGM vein graft myringoplasty
VH vaginal hysterectomy
variceal hemorrhage
ventricular hypertrophy
viral hepatitis
very high
vitreous humor
VHA Veterans Healthcare Administration
viral hepatitis A
VHC valved-holding chamber
VHD valvular heart disease
viral hemorrhagic disease
VHF viral hemorrhagic fever
VHI Voice Handicap Index
VHL von Hippel-Lindau syndrome
Virtual Health Library
VHP vaporized hydrogen peroxide
Visible Human Project
VI velocity index
ventilation index
volume index
vaginal irrigation
vascular index
virus isolation
visual inspection
VIA virus inactivating agent
video image analysis
 virus infection-associated antigen
VIB viral inclusion body
VID visible iris diameter
VIG vaccinia immune globulin
VIH vitellogenesis-inhibiting hormone
VIN vulval intraepithelial neoplasia
VIP vasoactive intestinal peptide
ventral intraparietal area
venous impedance plethysmography
ventral intraparietal
VIQ Verbal Intelligence Quotient
VIS Vaccine Information Statement
visual / vision
vertebral irritation syndrome
vaginal irrigation smear
venous insufficiency syndrome
VIT vital capacity
vital
vitamin
viral isolation technique
vitreous
venom immunotherapy
VIU visual internal urethrotomy  or Direct Visual Internal Urethrotomy (DVIU)
VJ ventriculojugular
VKA vitamin K antagonists
VKC vernal keratoconjunctivitis
VL viral load
ventral lobe
ventilation
ventralis lateralis
visceral leishmaniasis
ventrolateral
vastus lateralis
VLA Very Late Activation
very late antigen
ventrolateralis anterior
VLBW very low birth weight
VLCD very low calorie diet
VLDL very low density lipoprotein(s)
VLE vegetal localization element
VLH ventrolateral hypothalamic
VLL ventral nucleus of the lateral lemniscus (major auditory nucleus)
VLM visceral larva migrans
ventrolateral medullary
VLP virus-like particle
ventrolateral posterior
VM venous malformation
Valsalva maneuver
venous malformations
vestibular membrane
vascular mass
viral myocarditis
Vasomotor
VMA vanillylmandelic acid
verbal mental age
VMD Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Vertebral mineral density
VME vertical maxillary excess
very major errors
VMH ventral medial hypothalamus
ventromedial hypothalamic area
VMI visual motor integration
ventricular mass index
vascular maturation index
VMR vasomotor rhinitis
vasomotor reactivity
ventilatory muscle recruitment
VN vagus nerve
vestibular nuclei
vertebral nerve
virus neutralization
vestibular nystagmus
VNC ventral nerve cord(s)
vestibular nuclear complex
VNS vagal nerve stimulation
visiting nursing service
VO verbal order
visual observation
volume overload
venous occlusion
vertebral osteomyelitis
vaginal opening
VOC vaso-occlusive crisis
VOD vision right eye
Venocclusive disease
venocclusive disease of the liver
VOL volume
volatile
voluntary
VOM vomiting
VOR vestibulo-ocular reflex(s)
venous outflow resistance
VOS vision left eye
videothoracoscopic operator staging
VP venous pressure
ventilation-perfusion
Ventriculoperitoneal
Venipuncture
vagotomy and pyloroplasty
volume-pressure
V & P vagotomy and pyloroplasty
VPA valproic acid
VPB ventricular premature beat
VPC ventricular premature contractions
ventricular premature complexes
Vapor-Phase Chromatography
VPL ventral posterolateral
vertical partial laryngectomy
VPR Virtual Patient Record
ventricular paced rhythm
VPS verbal pain scale
ventricular premature systoles
vibrations per second
ventriculoperitoneal shunt
VPT vibratory perception threshold
VQ Ventilation Quotient
ventilation perfusion
V/Q ventilation/perfusion
VR venous resistance
valve replacement
Variable Rate / Ratio
Vocational Rehabilitation
ventricular rhythm
vascular resistance
ventricular response
 ventilation ratio
Ventilation rate
VRA visual response audiometry
VRC venous renin concentration
VRE Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci
VRI viral respiratory infection
virtual reality imaging
VRL ventral root, lumbar
VRS verbal rating scale
verbal response scale
variable regions
ventricular rate stabilization
VRT venous recovery time
ventral root, thoracic
visual reaction time
virtual reality therapy
vaginal radical trachelectomy
VRU ventilator rehabilitation unit
VS Vital Signs
vegetative state
volume support
vaginal swab
ventilatory support
volumetric solution
vagal stimulation
ventricular septum
VSA variant surface antigens
vasospastic angina pectoris
VSBE very short below elbow
VSD ventricular septal defect
VSI vascular space invasion
visual motor integration
VSM  vascular smooth muscle
VSMC vascular smooth muscle cell
VSO vertical supranuclear ophthalmoplegia
VSOK vital signs normal
VSR venous stasis retinopathy
VSS vital signs stable
 volume at steady state
VST venous sinus thrombosis
ventricular septal thickness
VSV vesicular stomatitis virus
VT Ventricular tachycardia
ventilation threshold
venous thrombosis
vagal tone
venous thromboembolism
ventilation tube
ventricular tachyarrhythmia
VTA ventricular tachyarrhythmias
ventral tegmental area
VTE venous thromboembolic events
VTX vertex
VU varicose ulcer
vertebral units
volume units
VUC voided-urine cytology
VUJ vesicoureteral junction
VUR vesicoureteral reflux
VV vascular volume
varicose vein(s)
venous volume
vaccinia virus
vulva and vagina
variable volume
ventricular volume
V & V verification and validation
V/V percent volume in volume
VVB venovenous bypass
VVC vulvovaginal candidiasis
vulva, vagina, cervix
VVD vaginal vertex delivery
VVI vocal velocity index
venous valvular insufficiency
visual-vestibular interaction
VVS vasovagal syncope
varicose veins
vestibulo-vegetative syndrome
VW vessel wall
VWD ventral wall defect
von Willebrand Disease
VX vaccination
vertex
VZ varicella zoster
   
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