Cardiovascular abbreviations

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Cardiovascular abbreviations
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  1. AED
    automatic external difibrillator
  2. AICD
    automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator
  3. AS
    aortic stenosis
  4. ASHD
    asrteriosclerotic heart disease
  5. AV
    atrioventricular, ateriovenous
  6. BBB
    bundle branch block
  7. BP
    blood pressure
  8. CA
    • cancer
    • chronological age
    • cardiac arrest
  9. CABG
    CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT
  10. cad
    coronary artery disease
  11. CC
    • cardiac catheterization
    • chief complaint
  12. CHB
    complete heart block
  13. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  14. CV
    cardiovascular
  15. CVA
    • cerebrovascular accident
    • costovertebral angle
  16. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  17. ECG, EKG
    electrocardiogram (graphy)
  18. ELISA
    enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
  19. HF
    heart failure
  20. IAS
    interatrial septum
  21. ICD
    IMPLANTABLE cardioverter defribillator
  22. IVS
    interventricular septum
  23. LA
    left atrium
  24. LDL
    low-density lipoprotein
  25. LV
    left ventricle
  26. MI
    myocardial infarction
  27. MVP
    mitral valve prolapse
  28. RA
    right atrium
  29. RBC
    red blood cell
  30. RV
    right ventricle
  31. SA
    sinoatrial (node)
  32. SOB
    shortness of breath
  33. SVC
    superior vena cava
  34. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  35. US
    ultrasound; ultrasonography
  36. ELT
    • endovenous laser ablation
    • endoluminal laser ablation
  37. HDL
    high-density lipoprotein
  38. VSD
    ventricular septal defect
  39. AIDS
    acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  40. EBV
    Epstein-Barr virus
  41. HIV
    human immunodeficiency virus
  42. HSV
    herpes simplex virus
  43. KS
    Kaposi sarcoma
  44. PCP
    • pneumocystis pneumonia
    • primary care physican
    • phencyclidine

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