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Cardiovascular A&T

Cardiovascular System Abbreviation

QuestionAnswer
ACS CHEST PRESSURE DURING A HEART ATTACK
AMI HEART ATTACK
BP BLOOD PRESSURE
CABG CREATION OF A NEW ROUTE AROUND A BLOCKED ARTERY
CCU HOSPITAL OR CLINIC SPECIALIZED IN HEART DISEASE
CHF WHEN TISSUES OF THE BODY DON'T GET THE BLOOD AND OXYGEN NEEDED
ECG OR EKG ELECTRICAL RECORD OF THE MUSCLE ACTION OF THE HEART
HTN HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE OR HYPERTENSION
PCI PLACEMENT OF A CATHETER AND STENT TO OPEN AN BLOCKED ARTERY
HDL LIPOPROTEIN THAT CARRIES GOOD CHOLESTEROL
MVP SAGGING OR PROLAPSE OR A LEFT-SIDED HEART VALVE
ACE Inhibitors DRUG USED TO TREAT HYPERTENSION
AF WHEN THE UPPER CHAMBER OF THE HEART BEATS IRREGULARLY; AN ARRHYTHMIA
DVT CLOT IN A DEEP VEIN
ECHO ULTRASOUND OF THE HEART
LVAD A BRIDGE TO TRANSPLANT ASSIST DEVICE FOR HEART PUMP
ASD CONGENITAL ANOMALY; HOLE IN THE WALL OF THE HEART
CTNI PROTEIN RELEASED INTO THE BLOOD STREAM AFTER A HEART ATTACK
ETT-MIBI TREADMILL TEST
PVC VENTRICLE BEATS IRREGULARLY; AND ARRHYTHMIA
SSLP PAIN UNDER THE BREASTBONE
ANGI/O VESSEL
AORT/O AORTA
ARTERI/O ARTERY
ARTERIOL/O ARTERIOLE
CARDI/O HEART
CORON/O HEART
PHLEB/O HEART
VEN/O VEIN
VENUL/O VENULE
AED AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR
CAD DISEASE OF A CORONARY ARTERY
CPR CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
ICD IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER-DEFIBRILLATOR
LDL LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN
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