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all abbreviations from cardio unit

AAA abdominal aortic aneurysm
ACE angiotensin-converting enzyme (inhibitor)
AF atrial fibrillation
AS aortic stenosis
ASD atrial septal defect
ASHD arteriosclerotic heart disease
AST angiotensin sensitivity test
AV atrioventricular, atriovenous
BBB bundle-branch block
BP, B/P blood pressure
CA cardiac arrest
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CAD coronary artery disease
CC cardiac catheterization
CCU coronary care unit
CHD coronary heart disease
Chol cholesterol
CK creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme)
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CV cardiovascular
DES drug-eluting stent
DOE dyspnea on exertion
DSA digital subtraction angiography
DVT deep vein thrombosis
ECG electrocardiogram
ECHO echocardiogram
EF ejection fraction
ETT exercize tolerance test
HDL high density lipoprotein
HF heart failure
HTN hypertension
ICD implantable cardioverter defribillator
IV intravenous
LA left atrium
LD lactate dehyrogenase (cardiac enzyme)
LDL low-density lipoprotein
LV left ventricle
MI myocardial infarction
MR mitral regurgitation
MRA magnetic resonance angiogram
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS mitral stenosis
MUGA multiple-gated acquisition (scan)
MVP mitral valve prolapse
NSR normal sinus rhythm
PAC premature atrial contaction
PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PVC premature ventricular contraction
RA right atrium
RV right ventricle
SA, S-A sinoatrial
SOB shortness of breath
VSD ventricular septal defect
VT ventricular tachycardia
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