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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

7

ASD

atrial septal defect

8

ASHD

arteriosclerotic heart disease

9

AV

atrioventricular

10

BBB

bundle branch block

11

BP

blood pressure

12

CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

13

CAD

coronary artery disease

14

CCU

coronary care unit

15

CHD

coronary heart disease

16

CHF

congestive heart failure

17

CPR

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

18

CVP

central venous pressure

19

CVS

cardiovascular system

20

DOE

dyspnea on exertion

21

DVT

deep vein thrombosis

22

ECG/EKG

electrocardiogram

23

ECHO

echocardiography

24

HDL

high-density lipoproteins

25

HTN

hypertension

26

IABP

intra-aortic balloon pump

27

IVC

inferior vena cava

28

LAD

left anterior descending (coronary artery)

29

LDL

low-density lipoproteins

30

LVH

left ventricular hypertrophy