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Abbreviations

cardiovascular system

TermDefinition
acG accelerator globulin
AF atrial fibrillation
AMI acute myocardial infarction
AS AORTIC STENOSIS
ASCVD ATERIOSCLEROTIC CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
ASD ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECT
ASHD ARTERIOSCLEROTIC HEART DISEASE
AV ATRIOVENTRICULAR
BP BLOOD PRESSURE BPM BEATS PER MINUTE
CABG CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT
CAD CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
cath CATHETER
CCU CORONARY CARE UNIT
CHD CORONARY HEARD DISEASE
CHF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
CO CARDIAC OUTPUT
CPK CREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE
CPR CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
CVA CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT
CVD CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
DIC DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION
DSA DIGITAL SUBTRACTION ANGIOGRAPHY
DVT DEEP VENOUS THROMBOSIS
ECG, EKG ELECTROCARDIOGRAM
ECHO ECHOCARDIOGRAM
ETT EXERCISE TOLERANCE TEST
GOT GLUTAMIC OXALOACETIC TRANSAMINASE
HDL HIGH-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN
HR HEART RATE
LDH LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE
LDL LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN
LV LEFT VENTRICLE
LVH LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY
MI MITRAL INSUFFICIENCY; MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
MR MITRAL REGURGITATION
MS MITRAL STENOSIS
MUGA MULTIPLE-GATED ACQUISITION SCAN
MVP MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE
PAC PREMATURE ATRIAL CONTRACTION
PTCA PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY
PVC PREMATURE VENTRICULAR CONTRACTION
SA SINOATRIAL
SV STROKE VOLUME
TC TOTAL CHOLESTEROL
tPA, TPA TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR
VLDL VERY LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN
VSD VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT
VT VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA
Created by: Kass.Ignacio