37 terms

MEdical Terminology : A systems approach Ch 9, abbreviations (Eroh)

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ACG
angiocardiography
AF
atrial fibrillation
AS
aortic stenosis
ASD
atrial septal defect
ASHD
arteriosclerotic heart disease
BBB
bundle branch block
BP
blood pressure
CAD
coronary artery disease
CC
cardiac catheterization
CCU
coronary care unit
CHD
coronary heart disease
CPR
cardiopulmonary resusitaion
CV
cardiovascular
DVT
deep vein thrombosis
ECG, EKG
electrocardiogram
ECHO
echocardiogram
ICU
intensive care unit
MI
myocardial infarction, mitral insufficiancy
MS
mitral stenosis
MVP
mitral valve prolapse
P
pulse, phosporus
PAT
paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
PTCA
percutanaeous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PVCs
premature ventricular contractions
SA
sinoatrial (node)
SK
streptokinase
TPA, tPA
tissue plasminogen activator
VSD
ventricular septal defect
VT
Ventricular tachycardia
AST
aspartate transaminase
CK
creatine kinase
CPK
creatine phosphokinase
GOT
glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
HDL
High Density Lipoprotien
LD
lactate dehydrogenase
LDL
Low density lipoprotien
VLDL
Very low density lipoprotien