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Flashcards in Cardiovascular System Abbreviations Deck (56):
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AC

anticoagulant

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AED

automatic external defibrillator

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AF

atrial fibrillation

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AICD

automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator

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AS

aortic stenosis

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ASD

atrial septal defect

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ASHD

arteriosclerotic heart disease

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AV

atrioventricular

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BBB

bundle branch block

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BP

blood pressure

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CA

cancer, chronological age, cardiac arrest

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CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

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CAD

coronary artery disease

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CC

cardiac catheterization

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CHB

complete heart block

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CV

cardiovascular

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CVA

cerebrevascular accident

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CVI

chronic venous insufficiency

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis

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ECG

electrocardiogram

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EKG

electrocardiogram

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ELISA

enzyme-linkes immunosorbert assay

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ELT

endovenous laser ablation

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HDL

high-density lipoprotein

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HF

heart failure

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IAS

interatrial septum

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ICD

implantable cardioverter defibrillator

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IHD

ischemic heart disease

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IVC

inferior vena cava

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IVS

interventricular septum

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LA

left atrium

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LDL

low-density lipoprotein

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LV

left ventricle

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MI

myocardial infarction

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MIDCAB

minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass

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MRA

magnetic resonance angiography

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MVP

mitral valve prolapse

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PAD

peripheral artery disease

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PTCA

percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

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PVC

premature ventricula contraction

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PVD

peripheral vascular disease

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RA

right atrium

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RBC

red blood cell

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RV

right ventricle

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SA

sinoatrial

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SVC

superior vena cava

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TEE

transesophageal echocardiography

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TIA

transient ischemic attack

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tPA

tissue plasminogen activator

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TST

thallium stress test

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US

ultrasound

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VF

ventricular fibrillation

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VSD

ventricular septal defect

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WBC

white blood cell