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Abbreviations by specialty; cardiology

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tigrebright's version from 2017-04-07 20:45

Section 1

Question Answer
a-fibatrial fibrillation
ASCADarteriosclerotic coronary artery disease (atherosclerotic coronary artery disease)
ACLSadvanced cardiac life support
ASCVDarteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease (atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease)
ASHDarteriosclerotic heart disease (atherosclerotic heart disease)
AVatrioventricular
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Section 2

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CABGcoronary artery bypass grafting
ECG/EKGelectrocardiogram (electrocardiography)
EFejection fraction
fem-femfemoral-femoral
fem-popfemoral-popliteal
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Section 3

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IVCinferior vena cava
LADleft anterior descending (artery)
LAOleft anterior oblique
LCAleft coronary artery (left circumflex artery)
LIMAleft internal mammary artery
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Section 4

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LVleft ventricle (ventricular)
MImyocardial infarction
OMBobtuse marginal branch
PDApatent ductus arteriosus (posterior descending artery)
PEpulmonary embolism (embolus)
PTCApercutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PVCpremature ventricular contraction
PVDperipheral vascular disease
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Section 5

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RADright anterior descending (artery)
RAOright anterior oblique
RCAright coronary artery
SMAsuperior mesenteric artery
SVCsuperior vena cava
V-tachventricular tachycardia
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Section 6