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HIM 155 Ch 15 Accronyms (2012 EK)

ACS acute coronary syndrom
AF atrial fibrillation
AICD automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
AMI acute myocardial infarction
AV atrioventricular
AVM arteriovenous malformation
AVR aortic valve replacement
BNP brain natriuretic peptide
CAB coronary artery bypass
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
CAT computerized axial tomography
CCU coronary care unit
CHB complete heart block
CHF congestive heart failure
CKD chronic kidney disease
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPK creatine phosphokinase
CPK-MB creatine phosphokinase, isoenzyme MB
CRT cardiac resynchronization therapy
CRT-D cardiac resynchronization treatment defibrillator
CRT-P cardiac resynchronization treatment pacemaker
CT computerized tomography
CVA cerebrovascular accident
CVL central venous line
CXR chest X-ray
DES drug-eluting stent
DOE dyspnea on exertion
DM diabetes mellitus
DVT deep vein thrombosis
EKG/ECG electrocardiogram
EP electrophysiologic
ER emergency room
HCVD hypertensive cardiovascular disease
HTN hypertension
ICD internal cardiac defibrillator
ICV implantable cardioverter
IV intravenous
IVDU intravenous drug user
LAD left anterior descending
MI myocaridal infarction
MRI magnetic resonanace imaging
MS-DRG Medicare severity diagnosis-related group
MUGA multiple-gated acquisition
MVA mitral valve replacement
NQMI non-Q wave myocardial infarction
NSTEMI non-ST elevation myocardial infarction
OM obtuse marginal
OSA obstructive sleep apnea
PCI percutaneous coronary intervention
PDA posterior descending artery
PHT pulmonary hypertension
PICC peripherally inserted central catheter
PPH primary pulmonary hypertension
PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
RA right atrium
RBBB right bundle branch block
RCA right coronary artery
RFA radiofrequency ablation
RHD rheumatic heart disease
RW relative weight
SOB shortness of breath
SSS sick sinus syndrome
STEMI ST elevation myocardial infarction
SVT supraventricular tachycardia
TIA transient ischemic attack
TPA tissue plasminogen activator
TPN total parenteral nutrition
USA unstable angina
Created by: SBGrandRapids