Cardiovascular System

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kmkulit
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Cardiovascular System
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2013-10-05 03:54:05
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  1. BP
    blood pressure
  2. CABG
    coronary artery bypass grafting
  3. CAD
    coronary artery disease
  4. CCU
    coronary care unit
  5. Cath
    catheterization
  6. CHF
    congestive heart failure
  7. CK
    creatine kinase; released into the bloodstream after injury to heart or skeletal muscles
  8. DVT
    deep vein thrombosis
  9. ECG; EKG
    electrocardiography
  10. ECHO
    echocardiography
  11. ETT
    exercise tolerance test
  12. HDL
    high-density lipoprotein; high blood levels are associated with lower incidence of coronary artery disease
  13. LDL
    low-density lipoprotein
  14. MI
    myocardial infarction
  15. MVP
    mitral valve prolapse
  16. SOB
    shortness of breath

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