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Ms. Moneybags Cardiovascular Coding

Terms or AcronymsDefinitions or Answers
Invasive entering the body
Noninvasive not breaking the skin
Pericardiocentesis percutaneous withdrawal of fluid from pericardial space
electrode another name for "lead"
Epicardial on surface of heart
Electrophysiology study of electrical system of the heart
Thrombus stationary blood clot
Embolus moving blood clot
Aneurysm sac like swelling of the arteries
Balloon Angioplasty balloon delivered into narrowed section of artery, inflated and patency restored
The 3 components of a cardiac cath placement of cath, injection and imaging
ASCVD arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease
ASD atrial septal defect
AV atrioventricular
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CHF congestive heart failure
MI myocardial infarction
False aneurysm sac of clotted blood that has completely destroyed the vessel and is being contained by the tissue that surrounds the vessel
Swan Ganz catheter measures presure in the heart
Transvenous through a vein
Nonselective heart catheter placement direct placement without further manipulation
Selective heart catheter placement place and then manipulate into further vascular orders.
Transluminal by way of a vessel
Transluminal Angioplasty catheter passed into vessel and stretched
Transluminal Atherectomy guidewire threaded into vessel and clots destroyed
pacemaker device which triggers mechanical contractions of the heart by periodic electrical discharge
cardioverter/defibrillator device uses electrical shock to manage cardiac dysrhythmias
bi ventricular leads leads (electrodes) on both ventricles
changing the pulse generator also known as changing the batteries of a pacemaker
patient activated recorder also known as cardiac event recorder or loop recorder
homograft graft from the same species(human)
allograft synthetic graft
autograft graft from the patient
xenograft porcine/pig
backbench work preparation of the transplant organ
fistula abnormal opening
arteriovenous fistula abnormal opening(fistula) between artery and vein
contralateral opposite
Created by: Ms. Moneybags