Cardiovascular System

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Cardiovascular System
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Abbreviations for the Cardiovascular System
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  1. VT
    ventricular tachycardia
  2. VSD
    ventricular septal defect
  3. SOB
    shortness of breath
  4. SA, S-A
    sinoatrial
  5. RV
    residual volume; right ventricle
  6. RA
    right atrium
  7. PVC
    premature ventricular contraction
  8. PTCA
    percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
  9. PAC
    premature atrial contraction
  10. NSR
    normal sinus rhythm
  11. MVP
    mitral valve prolapse
  12. MUGA
    multiple-gated acquisition (scan)
  13. MS
    • musculoskeletal
    • multiple sclerosis
    • mitral stenosis
    • mental status
  14. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  15. MRA
    • magnetic resonance angiogram
    • magnetic resonance angiography
  16. MR
    mitral regurgitation
  17. MI
    myocardial infarction
  18. LV
    left ventricle
  19. LDL
    low-density lipoprotein
  20. LD
    • lactate dehydrogenase
    • lactic acid dehydrogenase (cardiac enzyme)
  21. LA
    left atrium
  22. IV
    intravenous
  23. ICD
    implantable cardioverter defibrillator
  24. HTN
    hypertension
  25. HF
    heart failure
  26. HDL
    high-density lipoprotein
  27. ETT
    excersize tolerance test
  28. EF
    ejection fraction
  29. ECHO
    • echocardiogram
    • echocardiography
    • encephalogram
    • echoencephalography
  30. ECG
    EKG
    • electrocardiogram
    • electrocardiography
  31. DVT
    • deep vein thrombosis
    • deep venous thrombosis
  32. DSA
    digital subtraction angiography
  33. DOE
    dyspnea on exertion
  34. DES
    drug-cluting stent
  35. CV
    cardiovascular
  36. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  37. CK
    • creative kinase (cardiac enzymes)
    • conductive keratoplasty
  38. Chol
    cholesterol
  39. CHD
    coronary heart disease
  40. CCU
    coronary care unit
  41. CC
    cardiac catheterization
  42. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  43. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  44. CA
    • cancer
    • chonological age
    • cardiac arrest
  45. BP
    B/P
    blood pressure
  46. BBB
    bundle-branch block
  47. AV
    • atrioventricular
    • arteriovenous
  48. AST
    angiotensin sensitivity test
  49. ASHD
    arteriosclerotic heart disease
  50. ASD
    atrial septal defect
  51. AS
    aortic stenosis
  52. AF
    atrial fibrillation
  53. ACE
    angiotensin-converting enzyme (inhibitor)
  54. AAA
    abdominal aortic aneurysm

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