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AAA

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

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ABI

Ankle brachial index

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ABGs

Arterial blood gases

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ACE

Angiotensin converting enzyme

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ADH

Antidiuretic hormone

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AICD

Automatic implantable defibrillator

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ASD

Atrial septal defect

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AST

Aspartame aminotransferase

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AV

Atrial-ventricular or atrioventricular

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AVR

Aortic valve replacement

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BBB

Bundle branch block

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biVAD

Biventricular assist device

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BMI

Body mass index

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BP

Blood pressure

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BUN

Blood urea nitrogen

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CABG

Coronary arterial bypass graft or coronary artery bypass graft

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CAD

Coronary artery disease

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Cath

Catheterization

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CCU

Coronary care unit

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CHB

Complete heart block

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CHD

Coronary heart disease

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CHF

Congestive or chronic heart failure

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CI

Cardiac index

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Circ

Circumflex artery

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CK

Creatine kinase

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CO

Cardiac Output

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CPK

Creatine phosphokinase

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CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CVP

Central venous pressure

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DBP

Diastolic blood pressure

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DM

Diabetes mellitus

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DNR

Do not resuscitate

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DVT

Deep vein thrombosis

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ECF

Extracellular fluid

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Echo

Echocardiogram

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ECG

Electrocardiogram

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EDP

End diastolic pressure

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EDV

End diastolic volume

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EF

Ejection fraction

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EKG

Electrocardiogram

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ESV

End systolic volume

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FG

Fast twitch glycolytic fiber

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FOG

Fast twitch oxidative glycolytic fiber

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GXT

Graded exercise test

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Hb

Hemoglobin

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HbA1c

Glycosylated hemoglobin

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HCM

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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Hct

Hematocrit

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HDL

High density lipoprotein

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HR

Heart rate

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HRR

Heart rate reserve

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HTN

Hypertension

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I & O

Intake and Output

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IABC

Intra-aortic balloon counter pulsation

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IABP

Intra-aortic balloon pump

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ICD

Implantable cardiac defibrillator

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ICF

Intracellular fluid

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IDDM

Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

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INR

International normalized ratio

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IV

Intravenous

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JVD

Jugular venous distension

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LAD

Left anterior descending

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LBBB

Left bundle branch block

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LCA

Left coronary artery

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LDH

Lactate dehydrogenase

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LDL

Low density lipoprotein

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LIMA

Left internal mammary artery

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LLGXT

Low level graded exercise test

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LVAD

Left ventricular assist device

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LVEDV

Left ventricular end diastolic volume

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LVEDP

Left ventricular end diastolic pressure

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LVESV

Left ventricular end systolic volume

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LVH

Left ventricular hypertrophy

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MAP

Mean arterial pressure

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MET

Metabolic equivalent

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MHR

Maximal heart rate

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MI

Myocardial infarction

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MIDCAB

Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass

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MUGA

Multigated acquisition or angiogram imaging

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MVR

Mitral valve replacement

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NIDDM

Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

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NO

Nitric oxide

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NSR

Normal sinus rhythm

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NTG

Nitroglycerin

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OHS

Open heart surgery

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OPCAB

Off-pump coronary artery bypass

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PABC

Pulmonary artery balloon counterpulsation

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PAC

Premature atrial contraction

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PAD

Peripheral arterial disease

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PAP

Pulmonary artery pressure

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PAT

Paroxysmal atrial tachycardia

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PCI

Percutaneous coronary intervention

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PDA

Patent ductus arteriosus

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PJC

Premature junctional contraction

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PMHR

Predicted maximal heart rate

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PP

Pulse pressure

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PT

Prothrombin time

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PTCA

Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

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PTT

Partial thromboplastin time

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PVC

Premature ventricular contraction

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PVD

Peripheral vascular disease

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RBBB

Right bundle branch block

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RCA

Right coronary artery

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RHR

Resting heart rate

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RPP

Rate-pressure product

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RVEDP

Right ventricular end diastolic pressure

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RVEDV

Right ventricular end diastolic volume

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RVH

Right ventricular hypertrophy

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SA

Sino-atrial

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SBP

Systolic blood pressure

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SE

Subendocardial

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SGOT

Serum glutamic-oxaloacetic-transaminase

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SO

Slow-twitch oxidative or slow-twitch oxidative fiber

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SV

Stroke volume

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SVG

Saphenous vein graft

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SVT

Supraventricular tachycardia

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TEE

Transesophogeal echocardiography

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THR

Target heart rate

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TM

Transmural

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TPA

Tissue plasminogen activator

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TPR

Total peripheral resistance

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TVR

Tricuspid valve replacement

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VAD

Ventricular assist device

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VSD

Ventricular septal defect

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VT

Ventricular tachycardia

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WHR

Wait hip ratio

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W-P-W

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome