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Medical Terminology

Ch. 8 - Cardiovascular System/ Abbreviations (final)

AF atrial fibrillation
AS aortic stenosis
EKG, ECG electrocardiography, electrocardiogram
ASD atrial septal defect
VSD ventricular septal defect
ASHD arterioslerotic heart disease
BP blood pressure
cath catheter
CCU coronary care unit
CAD coronary artery disease
CHD coronary heart disease
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
DSA digital subtraction angiography
DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis
HDL High-density lipoprotein
LDL Low-density lipoprotein
MI Myocardial Infarction
HTN Hypertension
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CVA Cerebrovascular Accident
CVD Cardiovascular Disease
CV Cardiovasular
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