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Medical Abreviations - 3

Medical Abreviations
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ace inhibitors
angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors
ACS
acute coronary syndromes
AED
Automated external defibrillator
AF
atrial fibrillation
AICD
Automated internal cardioverter-defibrillator
AMI
acute myocardial infarction
AS
aortic stenosis
ASD
atrial septal defect
AV, A-V
atrioventricular
BBB
bundle branch block
BP
blood pressure
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
CAD
coronary artery disease
Cath
catheterization
CCU
cornary care unit
CHF
congestive heart failure
CK
creatine kinase
CoA
coarctation of the aorta
CTNI
cardiac troponin I
CTNT
cardiac troponin T
CVP
central venous pressure
DDD
Dual-chamger pacemaker
DSA
digital subtraciton angiography
DVT
deep venous thrombosis
ECC
extracorporeal circulation
ECG, EKG
electrocardiogram
ECHO
echocardiography
ETT
exercise tolerance test
ETT-MIBI
exercise tolerance test combined with a radioactive tracer scan
HDL
high-density lipoproteins
HMG
hydroxymethyl glutaryl CoA reductase / enzyme that blocks the synthesis of cholesterol
HTN
hypertension
ICD
implantable cardioverter / defibrillator
LAD
Left axis deviation
LDL
low-density lipoproteins
LMWH
low-molecular-weight heparin
LV
left ventricle
LVAD
left ventricular assist device
LVH
left ventricular hypertrophy
LVH
Left ventricle hypertrophy
MI
myocardial infarction
MmHg
Millimeters of mercury, Unit of measurement of blood pressure (BP)
MR
mitral regurgitation
MUGA
multiple-gated acquisition scan
MVP
mitral valve prolapse
NSR
normal sinus rhythm
NSR
Normal sinus rhythm
NSTEMI
non ST-elevation myocardial infarction
PAC
premataure atrial contraction
PCI
percutaneous cornary intervention
PDA
patent ductus arteriosus
PTCA
percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PVC
premature ventricular contraction
RAD
Right axis deviation
RCA
Right coronary artery
RFA
radiofrequency catheter ablation
RVH
Right ventricle hypertrophy
SA, S-A
sinoatrial
SOB
shortness of breath
SSCP
substernal chest pain
STEMI
ST-elevation myocardial infarction
Tc
technetium
TEE
transesophageal echocardiography
TMLR
transmyocardial laser revascularization
tPA
tissue-type plasminogen activator
VFib
ventricular fibrillation
VSD
ventricular septal defect
VT
ventricular tachycardia
VVI
Single-chamber pacemaker