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Angi/o

Vessel

1

Aort/o

Aorta

2

Arter/o, arteri/o

Artery

3

Ather/o

Yellowish plaque, fatty substance

4

Atri/o

Atrium, upper heart chamber

5

Brachi/o

Arm

6

Cardi/o

Heart

7

Cholesterol/o

Cholesterol

8

Coron/o

Heart

9

Cyan/o

Blue

10

Myx/o

Mucus

11

Ox/o

Oxygen

12

Pericardi/o

Pericardium

13

Phleb/o

Vein

14

Rrhythm/o

Rhythm

15

Sphygm/o

Pulse

16

Steth/o

Chest

17

Thromb/o

Clot

18

Valvul/o, valv/o

Valve

19

Vas/o

Vessel

20

Ven/o, ven/i

Vein

21

Ventricul/o

Ventricle, lower heart chamber

22

AAA

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

23

ACE inhibitor

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor

24

ACLS

Advanced cardiac life support;

25

ACS

Acute coronary syndrome

26

ADP

Adenosine diphosphate

27

AED

Automatic external defibrillator

28

AF, a-fib

Atrial fibrillation

29

AICD

Automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

30

AMI

Acute myocardial infarction

31

ARVD

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia

32

AS

Aortic stenosis

33

ASD

Atrial septal defect

34

AV, A-V

Atrioventricular

35

AVR

Aortic valve replacement

36

BBB

Bundle branch block

37

BNP

Brain natriuretic peptide

38

BP

Blood pressure

39

CABG

Coronary artery bypass grafting

40

CAD

Coronary artery disease

41

CCU

Coronary care unit

42

Cath

Catheterization

43

CHF

Congestive heart failure

44

CK

Creatine kinase

45

CoA

Coarctation of the aorta

46

CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

47

CRT

Cardiac resynchronization therapy

48

CTNI, cTnl, CTNT, or cTnT

Cardiac troponin-I and cardiac troponin-T

49

DES

Drug-eluting stent

50

DSA

Digital subtraction angiography

51

DVT

Deep vein thrombosis

52

ECMO

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

53

ECG; also EKG

Electrocardiography

54

ECHO

Echocardiography

55

EF

Ejection fraction

56

EPS

Electrophysiology study

57

ETT

Exercise tolerance test

58

ETT-MIBI

Exercise tolerance test combined with a radioactive tracer scan

59

EVAR

Endovascular aneurysm repair

60

HDL

High-density lipoprotein

61

HTN

Hypertension (high blood pressure)

62

IABP

Intra-aortic balloon pump

63

ICD

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

64

LAD

Left anterior descending (coronary artery)

65

LDL

Low-density lipoprotein

66

LMWH

Low-molecular-weight heparin

67

LV

Left ventricle

68

LVAD

Left ventricular assist device

69

LVH

Left ventricular hypertrophy

70

MI

Myocardial infarction

71

MUGA

Multiple-gated acquisition scan

72

MVP

Mitral valve prolapse

73

NSR

Normal sinus rhythm

74

NSTEMI

Non-ST elevation myocardial infarction

75

PAC

Premature atrial contraction

76

PCI

Percutaneous coronary intervention

77

PDA

Patent ductus arteriosus; posterior descending artery

78

PE

Pulmonary embolus

79

PVC

Premature ventricular contraction

80

SA, S-A node

Sinoatrial node

81

SCD

Sudden cardiac death

82

SOB

Shortness of breath

83

SPECT

Single photon emission computed tomography

84

STEMI

ST elevation myocardial infarction

85

SVT

Supraventricular tachycardia

86

TAVR

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

87

TEE

Transesophageal echocardiography

88

TEVAR

Thoracic Endovascular aneurysm repair

89

TGA

Transposition of the great arteries

90

tPA

Tissue-type plasminogen activator

91

UA

Unstable angina

92

VF

Ventricular fibrillation

93

VSD

Ventricular septal defect

94

VT

Ventricular tachycardia

95

WPW

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

96

-constriction

Narrowing

97

-dilation

Widening, stretching, expanding

98

-emia

Blood condition

99

-graphy

Process of recording

100

-lysis

Breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening

101

-megaly

Enlargement

102

-meter

Measure

103

-Oma

Tumor; mass; fluid collection

104

-osis

Condition; usually abnormal

105

-plasty

Surgical repair

106

-sclerosis

Hardening

107

-stenosis

Tightening; structure

108

-tomy

Process of cutting

109

Brady-

Slow

110

De-

Lack of, down, less, removal of

111

Dys-

Bad, painful, difficult, abnormal

112

Endo-

In, within

113

Hyper-

Above, excessive

114

Hypo-

Deficient, below, under, less than normal

115

Inter-

Between

116

Peri-

Surrounding

117

Tachy-

Fast

118

Tetra-

Four

119

Tri-

Three