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AD
ALZHEIMER DISEASE
AFP
ALPHA-FETOPROTEIN; ELEVATED LEVELS IN AMNIOTIC FLUID AND MATERNAL BLOOD ARE ASSOCIATEDWITH CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM, SUCH AS ANENCEPHALY AND SPINA BIFIDA
ALS
AMYOTROPHIC LATERLA SCLREROSIS - LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE
AVM
ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS; CONGENITAL TANGLE OF ARTERIES AND VEINS IN THE CEREBRUM
CNS
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
CSF
CEREBROSPINAL FLUID
CT
COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY
CVA
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT
EEG
ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY
GABA
GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACCID (NEUROTRANSMITTER)
ICP
INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE (NORMAL PRESSURE IS 5-15MM HG
LP
LUMBAR PUNCTURE
MAC
MONITORED ANESHETIC ARE
MG
MYASTHENIA GRAVIS
MRA
MAGNETIC RESONANCE ANGIOGRAPHY
MRI
MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
MS
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
1/2P
HEMIPARESIS
PET
POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY
PSRS
PROTON STEREOTACTIC RADIOSURGERY
Sz
SEIZURE
TBI
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
TENS
TRANSCUTANEOUS ELECTRICAL NERVE STIMULATION; TECHNIQUE USING A BATTERY-POWERED DEVICE TO RELIEVE ACUTE AND CHRONIC PAIN
TIA
TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK; TEMPORARY INTERFERENCE WITH WITH THE BLOOD SUPPLY TO THE BRAIN
tPA
TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR; A CLOT-DISSOLVING DRUG USED AS THERAPY FOR STROKES
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