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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)

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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

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RVH

right ventricular hypertrophy

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SA
S-A

sinoatrial

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SOB

shortness of breath

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STEMI

ST elevation myocardial infarction

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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

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aort/o

aorta

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arter/o
arteri/o

artery

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ather/o

yellowish plaque,
fatty substance

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atri/o

atrium,
upper heart chamber

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brachi/o

arm

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cardi/o

heart

57

cholesterol/o

cholesterol

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coron/o

heart

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cyan/o

blue

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myx/o

mucus