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Intro to Cardiac

Cardiac Abbreviations

TermDefinition
Ao aortic or aorta
AV atrioventricular
AR aortic regurgitation
AMVL anterior mitral valve leaflet
BP blood pressure
CAD coronary artery disease
CO cardiac output
CW continuous wave
DA descending aorta
DTA descending thoracic aorta
ED end-diastole
EF ejection fraction
ES end-systole
HR heart rate
LA left atrium
LAA left atrial appendage
LCC left coronary cusp
LV left ventricle
LVOT left ventricular outflow tract
MPA main pulmonary artery
MR mitral regurgitation
MS mitral stenosis
MV mitral valve
PE pericardial effusion
PLAX parasternal long-axis
PM papillary muscle
PMVL posterior mitral valve leaflet
PR pulmonic regurgitation
PSAX parasternal short-axis
PS pulmonic stenosis
PV pulmonary vein
PW pulse wave
RCC right coronary cusp
RV right ventricle
RVOT right ventricular outflow tract
TTE transthoracic echocardiography
TEE transesophageal echocardiography
TR tricuspid regurgitation
TS tricuspid stenosis
TV tricuspid valve
IAS interatrial septum
IVS interventricular septum
Created by: ginaliane