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Cardiology Abbr

Common Cardiology Abbreviations

ACG angiocardiography
AF atrial fibrillation
AS aortic stenosis, arteriosclerosis
ASCVD arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
ASD atrial septal defect
ASHD arteriosclerotic heart disease
AV, A-V atrioventricular
BP blood pressure
bpm beats per minute
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
cath catheterization
CC cardiac catheterization
CCU coronary care unit
CHD congestive heart disease
CHF congestive heart failure
CK creatine kinase
CP cheast pain
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CSD congenital septal defect
CV cardiovascular
DVT deep vein thrombosis
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram
ECHO echocardiogram
GOT glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
HR heart rate
HTN hypertension
ICD implantable cardioverter defibrillator
ICU intensive care unit
IV intravenous
LDH lactate dehydrogenase
LVH left ventricular hypertrophy
MI myocardial infarction
mmHg millimeters of mercury
MS mitral stenosis
MVP mitral valve prolapse
NSR normal sinus rhythm
P pulse
PTCA percutaneous transluminal Coronary angioplasty
PVC premature ventricular contraction
PVD peripheral vascular disease
SA, S-A sinoatrial
SGOT serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
SK streptokinase
SOB shortness of breath
TEE transesophageal echocardiogram
tPA tissue-type plasminogen activator
Vfib ventricular fibrillation
VSD ventricular septal defect
VT, V-tach ventricular tachycardia
Created by: Wolkowski