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Cardiology

TermDefinition
ACS acute respiratory syndrome
AFib atrial fibrillation
AV atrioventricular
BP blood pressure
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
CBC & Diff complete blood count and differential
CCU coronary care unit
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
DSA digital subtraction angiography
DVT deep vein thrombosis
ECG, EKG electrocardiogram
ECHO echocardiogram
HCT hematocrit
HF heart failure
Hgb hemoglobin
HHD hypertensive heart disease
ICD implantable cardiac defibrillator
IV intravenous
MI myocardial infraction
PAD peripheral arterial disease
RBC red blood cell-erythrocytes
SPECT single-photon emission computed tomography
TEE transesophageal echocardiogram
WBC white blood cells-leukocyte
CRP C-reactive protein
angioma tumor composed of blood vessels
angiostenosis narrowing of a blood vessel
aortic stenosis narrowing p2 aorta
arteriosclerosis hardening of the arteries
athersclerosis hardening of fatty plaque
brachycardia condition of slow heart rate
cardiomegaly enlargement of the heart
cardiomyopathy disease of the heart muscle
endocarditis inflammation of the inner lining of the heart
myocarditis inflammation of the heart muscle
pericarditis inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart
phlebitis inflammation of a vein
polyarteritis inflammation of many arteries
thrombophlebitis inflammation of a vein associated with a clot
acute coronary syndrome(ACS) insufficient blood supply to the heart
aneurysm ballooning of a weakened arterial wall
angina pectoris chest pain
arrhythmia abnormal heart rhythm pattern
congenital heart disease heart abnormality present at birth
coronary artery disease(CAD) condition that reduces blood flow through the coronary arteries
Created by: rharding
 

 



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