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ACG

angiocardiography

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AED

automated external defibrillator

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AMI

acute myocardial infarction

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ASHD

arteriosclerotic heart disease

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A-V

atrioventricular

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BBB

bundle branch block

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CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

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CAD

coronary artery disease

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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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CHF

congestive heart failure

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chol

cholesterol

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CLI

critical limb ischemia

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CMP

cardiomyopathy

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CO

cardiac output

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CVP

central venous pressure

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DVT

deep vein thrombosis

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ECC

extracorporeal circulation

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ECG/EKG

electrocardiogram

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ECHO

echocardiography

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EPS

electrophysiology study

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FFA

free fatty acids

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FHS

fetal heart sound

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HBP

high blood pressure

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HDL

high-density lipoprotein

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HF

heart failure

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Hg

mercury

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Hgb

hemoglobin

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H&L

heart & lungs

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HTN

hypertension

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IV

intravenous

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LA

left atrium

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LBBB

left bundle branch block

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LDL

low-density lipoprotein

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LV

left ventricle

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MI

myocardial infarction

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MS

mitral stenosis

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MV

mitral valve

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MVP

mitral valve prolapse

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OPCAB

off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery

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PAD

peripheral artery disease

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PAT

paroxysmal atrial tachycardia

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PE

pulmonary embolism

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PMI

point of maximal impulse

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PVC

premature ventricular contraction

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PVD

peripheral vascular disease

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RA

right atrium

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RV

right ventricle

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SA

sinoatrial

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SCA

sudden cardiac arrest

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SDA

sudden cardiac death

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TOF

tetralogy of Fallot

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TPA

tissue plasminogen activator

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VLDL

very low density lipoprotein

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VSD

ventricular septal defect

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