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Chpt 11 Cardio Syst

Terms and Abv

angi/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arter/o, arteri/o artery
ather/o yellowish plaque, fatty substance
atri/o atrium, upper heart chamber
brachi/o arm
cardi/o heart
cholesterol/o cholesterol
coron/o heart
cyan/o blue
myx/o mucus
ox/o oxygen
pericardi/o pericardium
phleb/o vein
rrhythm/o rhythm
sphygm/o pulse
steth/o chest
thromb/o clot
valvul/o, valv/o valve
vas/o vessel
vascul/o vessel
ven/o, ven/i vein
ventricul/o ventricle, lower heart chamber
AAA abdominal aortic aneurysm
ACE inhibitor angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
ACLS advanced cardiac life support; CPR plus drugs and defibrillation
ACS acute coronary syndrome
ADP adenosine diphosphate
AED automatic external defibrillator
AF, a-fib atrial fibrillation
AICD automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
AMI acute myocardial infarction
ARVD arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
AS aortic stenosis
ASD atrial septal defect
AV, A-V atrioventricular
AVR aortic valve replacement
BBB bundle branch block
BNP brain natriuretic peptied
BP blood pressure
CABG coronary artery bypass grafting
CAD coronary artery disease
CCU coronary care unit
Cath catheterization
CHF congestive heart failure
CK creatine kinase
CoA coarctation of the aorta
CPR cardiopulmonary resucitation
CRT cardiac resynchronization therapy
CTNI or cTnI; CTNT or cTnT cardiac troponin-I and cardiac troponin-T
DES drug-eluting stent
DSA digital subtraction angiography
DVT deep vein thrombosis
ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
ECG; EKG electrocardiography
ECHO echocardiography
EF ejection fraction
EPS electrophysiology study
ETT exercise tolerance test
ETT-MIBI exercise tolerance test combined with a radioactive tracer scan
EVAR endovascular aneurysm repair
HDL high-density lipoprotein
HTN hypertension
IABP intra-aortic balloon pump
ICD implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
LAD left anterior descending (coronary artery)
LDL low-density lipoprotein
LMWH low-molecular-weight heparin
LV left ventricle
LVAD left ventricular assist device
LVH left ventricular hypertrophy
MI myocardial infarction
MUGA multiple-gated acquisition scan
MVP mitral valve prolapse
NSR normal sinus rhythm
NSTEMI non-ST elevation myocardial infarction
Created by: brittm1719