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A Fib

atrial fibrillation

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AMI

acute myocardial infarction

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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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CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

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CAD

coronary artery disease

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Cath

catheterization

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CC

cardiac catheterization

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CCU

coronary care unit

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CHD

coronary heart disease

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DHF

coronary heart failure

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CT or CAT (scan)

computed axial tomography

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CVD

cardiovascular disease

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DOE

dyspnea on exertion

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis

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ECG

electrocardiogran

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ECHO

echocardiogram

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EKG

electrocardiogram

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HCVD

hypertensive cardiovascular disease

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HDL

high-density lipoprotein

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ICD

implantable cardioversion defibrillator

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LDL

low-density lipoprotein

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MI

myocardial infarction

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MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

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MS

mitral stenosis

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MVP

mitral valve prolapse

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PACs

premature atrial contractions

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PAT

paroxysmal atrial tachycardia

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PDA

patent ductus arteriosus

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PET

positron emission tomography

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PTCA

percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

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PVCs

premature ventricular contractions

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SA

sinostrial

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V Fib

ventricular fibrillation

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VSD

ventricular septal defect

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VT, V tach.

ventricular tachycardia