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LAO

Abbreviation for left anterior oblique projection, used in chest radiography, especially to assess the size of the left atrium and ventricle.

LAO

left anterior oblique position.
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At the meetings, Cambodia and Laos will exchange their experiences to foster deeper and more comprehensive cooperation between the national assemblies of the two countries.
The National Olympic Committee of Laos has been cooperating with the various sports federations to regularly check on the progress of the athletes' training.
Sayachak, in turn, commended the state of bilateral relations and noted that Laos and Azerbaijan enjoy useful cooperation within international organizations.
Part one of the book is divided into four chapters and discusses capitalism and sociocultures using the history and transformations that have taken place within the culture of Laos. Chapter one concentrates on the history of Laos and explains that the layered configuration of society is due to reproduction, rapid change, and untimeliness.
Wang made the remarks while meeting with his Lao and Brunei counterparts separately on the sidelines of a series of ASEAN foreign ministers' meetings in Manila.
Kennedy was not interested in committing US troops to Laos. And Vang Pao was an effective recruiter and fighter.
Laos is a member of the APG, a FATF-style regional body.
When I lived in Laos at the end of the twentieth century, the country barely registered on the U.S.
Laos has strategic importance to both Vietnam and China.
"Secondly, even during high season Laos isn't busy - we only receive around half a million Western tourists each year.
BMI's Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar Telecommunications Report provides industry professionals and researchers, operators, equipment suppliers and vendors, corporate and financial services analysts and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the telecoms industry in Cambodia, Laos.
Accounting for American personnel missing in Laos and clearing unexploded ordnance (UXO) from the war was the initial focus--and remains a key component--of the post-war bilateral relationship.