ECG

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ECG
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CARDIOVASCULAR ABBREVIATIONS
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  1. AHA
    American Heart Association
  2. AI
    aortic insufficiency
  3. AS
    aortic stenosis
  4. ASD
    atrial septal defect
  5. ASHD
    ateriosclerotic heart disease
  6. ASO
    ateriosclerosis obilterans
  7. AV
    atrioventricular, arteriovenous
  8. R/LBBB
    right/left bundle branch block
  9. BP
    blood pressure
  10. CABG
    coronary artery bypass graft
  11. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  12. CCU
    coronary care unit
  13. CHD
    congenital heart disease
  14. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  15. COPD
    chronic obstructive pulmonary/lung disease
  16. CPB
    cardiopulmonary bypass
  17. CPK
    creatinine phosphokinase
  18. CPR
    cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  19. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  20. CVD
    cardiovascular disease
  21. CVP
    central venous pressure
  22. DM
    diastolic murmur
  23. DCG
    dynamic cardiogram (Holter monitor)
  24. ECG
    electrocardiogram
  25. EKG
    electrocardiogram
  26. ESR
    erythrocyte sedimentation rate
  27. Hg
    mercury
  28. HLR
    heart-lung resuscitation
  29. HVD
    hypertensive vascular disease
  30. IABP
    intra-aortic balloon pump
  31. IMAG
    internal mammary artery graft
  32. IV
    intravenous
  33. IVC
    inferior vena cava
  34. LA
    left atrium
  35. LAD
    left anterior descending (coronary artery)
  36. LCX
    left circumflex artery
  37. LD
    lactic dehydrogenase
  38. LHF
    left heart failure
  39. LIMA
    left internal mammary artery
  40. LV
    left ventricle
  41. LVH
    left ventricular hypertrophy
  42. m
    murmur
  43. MI
    myocardial infarction/mitral insufficiency
  44. mmHg
    millimeters of mercury
  45. MS
    mitral stenosis
  46. NSR
    normal sinus rhythm
  47. PA
    pulmonary artery
  48. PAC
    premature atrial contraction
  49. PAT
    paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
  50. PDA
    patent ductus arteriosis
  51. PMI
    point of maximum impulse
  52. PPS
    postperfusion syndrome
  53. PVC
    premature ventricular contraction
  54. PWP
    pulmonary wedge pressure
  55. RA
    right atrium
  56. RCA
    right coronary artery
  57. RF
    rheumatic fever
  58. RHD
    rheumatic heart disease
  59. RHF
    right heart failure
  60. RIMA
    right internal mammary artery
  61. RV
    right ventricular
  62. RVH
    right ventricular hypertrophy
  63. SA
    sinoatrial (node)
  64. SBE
    subacute bacterial endocarditis
  65. SGOT
    serum glutamic oxylacetic transmission
  66. SGPT
    serum glutamic pyruvic transmission
  67. SLD
    serum lactic dehydrogenase
  68. SOB
    shortness of breath
  69. SR
    sedimentation rate
  70. SVC
    superior vena cava
  71. SVG
    saphenous vein graft
  72. SVT
    supraventricular tachycardia
  73. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  74. VC
    vena cava
  75. VCG
    vectorcardiogram
  76. VHD
    valvular heart disease
  77. VSD
    ventricular septal defect
  78. VT
    ventricular tachycardia
  79. WPW
    Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

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