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Chap 8 Abbrev & Mean

IU MED TERM Chap 8 Abbreviations & Meanings

Chap 8 AbbreviationsChap 8 Abbrev & Meanings
AAA abdominal aortic aneurysm
AF atrial fibrillation
AS aortic stenosis
ASD atrial septal defect
ASHD ateriosclerotic heart disease
AST angiotensin sensitivity test; aspartate aminotransferase (cardiac enzyme, formerly called SGOT)
AV atrioventricular, arteriovenous
BBB bundle branch block
BP blood pressure
CA cancer; chronological age; cardiac arrest
CAGB coronary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
CC cardiac catheterization
CCU coronary care unit
CHD coronary heart disease
Chol cholesterol
CK creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme)
CPR crdiopulmonary resuscitation
CV cardiovascular
DOE dyspnea on exertion
DSA digital subtraction angiography
DVT deep vein thrombosis
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram
ECHO echocardiogram; echoencephalogram
HDL high-density lipoprotein
HF heart failure
I.V., IV intravenous
LD lactate dehydrogenase; lactic acid dehydrogenase (cardiac enzyme)
LDL low density lipoprotein
MI myocardial infarction
MS musculoskeletal; multiple sclerosis; mental status; mitral stenosis
MVP mitral valve prolapse
PAC premature atrial contraction
PAT paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PVC premature ventricular contraction
RV residual volume; right ventricle
SA sinoatrial
VSD ventricular septal defect
VT ventricular tachycardia
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