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IABP

intra-aortic balloon pmp

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PAT

paroxysmal atrial tachycardia

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PAC

premature atrial contraction

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ICD

implantable cardiac defibrillator

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ICF

intracellular fluid

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NSR

normal sinus rhythm

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PTT

partial thromboplastin time

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PVD

peripheral vascular disease

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SE

subendocardial

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VSD

ventricular septal defect

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PDA

Patent Ductus Arteriosus

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FOG

fast twitch oxidative glycolytic fiber

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Hb

hemoglobin

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FG

fast twitch glycolytic fiber

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CAD

coronary artery disease

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CCU

coronary care unit

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CI

cardiac index

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AVR

aortic valve replacement

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Cath

catheterization

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BBB

bundle branch block

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MUGA

-multigated acquisition
-angiogram imaging

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PAP

pulmonary artery pressure

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PAD

peripheral artery disease

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LAD

left anterior descending

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TM

transmural

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CHF

congestive/chronic heart failure

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HbA1C

glycosylated Hb

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Hct

hematocrit

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RVEDV

right ventricular end diastolic volume

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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TEE

transesophageal echocardiography

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LVH

left ventricular hypertrophy

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SA

sino-atrial

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Circ

circumflex artery

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MVR

Mitral valve replacement

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LDH

lactate dehydrogenase

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SO

slow twitch oxidative fiber

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THR

target heart rate

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CVP

central venous pressure

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CPK

creatine phosphokinase

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I & O

intake and output

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EF

ejection fraction

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NO

nitric oxide

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IDDM

insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

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OPCAB

off-pump coronary artery bipass

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NTG

nitroglycerin

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NIDDM

non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

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INR

international normalized ratio

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TPA

tissue plasminogen activator

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SVT

supraventricular tachycardia

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DNR

Do not resuscitate

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis

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LBBB

left bundle branch block

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LCA

Left coronary artery

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JVD

jugular venous destention

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Echo

echocardiogram

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PP

pulse pressure

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PJC

premature junctional contraction

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LVEDV

left ventricle end diastolic volume

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AICD

automatic implantable defibrillator

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AST

aspartate aminotransfirase

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RPP

rate-pressure product

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TVR

tricuspid valve replacement

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LVESV

left ventricle end systolic volume

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MAP

mean arterial pressure

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CK

creatine kinase

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WHR

waist-hip ratio

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ABI

ankle brachial index

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LVAD

left ventricular assist device

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PAP

pulmonary artery pressure

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GXT

graded exercise test

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RVEDP

right ventricular end diastolic pressure

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RVH

right ventricle hypertrophy

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IABC

intra-aortic balloon counter pulsation

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ECF

extracellular fluid

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HDL

high density lipoprotein

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CHD

coronary heard disease

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TPR

total peripheral resistance

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HCM

hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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OHS

open heart surgery

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PABC

pulmonary artery balloon counterpulsation

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VAD

ventricular assist device

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PTCA

percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

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SVG

saphenous vein graft

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LIMA

left internal mammary artery

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ASD

atrial septal defect

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biVAD

biventricular assist device

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SGOT

serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase

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EDP

end diastolic pressure

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LVEDP

left ventricular end diastolic pressure

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MET

metablic equivalent

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1 MET=

3.5 ml O2/Kg min

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ABG

arterial blood gas

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ADH

antidiuretic hormone

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AAA

abdominal aortic aneurysm

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ACE

angiotensin converting enzyme

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CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

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ECG/EKG

echocardiogram

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ESV

end systolic volume

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BUN

blood urea nitrogen

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CHB

complete heart block

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MIDCAB

minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass graft

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W-P-W

wolf-parkinson-white syndrome

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PVC

premature ventricular contraction

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PT

prothrombin time

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VT

ventricular tachycardia

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LLGXT

low level graded exercise test

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PCI

percutaneous coronary intervention

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RCA

right coronary artery