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AAA

abdominal aortic aneurysm

2

ACS

acute coronary syndrome

3

AF

atrial fibrillation

4

AI

aortic insufficiency

5

AMI

acute myocardial infarction

6

AS

aortic stenosis

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ASD

atrial septal defect

8

ASHD

arteriosclerotic heart disease

9

AV

atrioventricular

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BBB

bundle branch block

11

BP

blood pressure

12

CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

13

CAD

coronary artery disease

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CCU

coronary care unit

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CHD

coronary heart disease

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CHF

congestive heart failure

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CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CVP

central venous pressure

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CVS

cardiovascular system

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DOE

dyspnea on exertion

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis

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ECG/EKG

electrocardiogram

23

ECHO

echocardiography

24

HDL

high-density lipoproteins

25

HTN

hypertension

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IABP

intra-aortic balloon pump

27

IVC

inferior vena cava

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LAD

left anterior descending (coronary artery)

29

LDL

low-density lipoproteins

30

LVH

left ventricular hypertrophy

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MI

myocardial infarction

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NSTEMI

non-ST elevation myocardial infarction

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PAD

peripheral artery disease

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PD

posterior descending (coronary artery)

35

PCI

percutaneous coronary intervention

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PDA

patent ductus arteriosus

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PTCA

percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

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PVD

peripheral vascular disease

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RCA

right coronary artery

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RHD

rheumatic heart disease

41

RVH

right ventricular hypertrophy

42

SA
S-A

sinoatrial

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SOB

shortness of breath

44

STEMI

ST elevation myocardial infarction

45

SVT

supraventricular tachycardia

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UA

unstable angina

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VF

ventricular fibrillation

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VSD

ventricular septal defect

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VT

ventricular tachycardia

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angi/o

vessel

51

aort/o

aorta

52

arter/o
arteri/o

artery

53

ather/o

yellowish plaque,
fatty substance

54

atri/o

atrium,
upper heart chamber

55

brachi/o

arm

56

cardi/o

heart

57

cholesterol/o

cholesterol

58

coron/o

heart

59

cyan/o

blue

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myx/o

mucus

61

ox/o

oxygen

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pericardi/o

pericardium

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phleb/o

vein

64

rrhythm/o

rhythm

65

sphygm/o

chest

66

thromb/o

clot

67

valvul/o
valv/o

valve

68

vas/o

vessel

69

vascul/o

vessel

70

ven/o
ven/i

vein

71

ventricul/o

ventricle,
lower heart chamber