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Ashley EA, Niebauer J. Cardiology Explained. London: Remedica; 2004.

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Abbreviations

1Done dimensional
2Dtwo dimensional
A waveatrial wave
ABPMambulatory blood pressure measurement
ACEangiotensin-converting enzyme
ACEIangiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
ACSacute coronary syndromes
ADHantidiuretic hormone
AFatrial fibrillation
AICDautomatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator
ALTalanine aminotransferase
ANCAantinuclear cytoplasmic antibody
ARaortic regurgitation
ARBangiotensin receptor blocker
ASaortic stenosis
ASDatrial septal defect
ASTaspartate aminotransferase
AVatrioventricular
AVNatrioventricular node
AVNRTatrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia
AVRaortic valve replacement
BPblood pressure
bpmbeats per minute
CABGcoronary artery bypass grafting
CADcoronary artery disease
CFMcolor-flow mapping
CHDcoronary heart disease
CHFchronic heart failure
CK-MBcreatine kinase myocardial band fraction
CNScentral nervous system
CPRcardiopulmonary resuscitation
CRPC-reactive protein
CTcomputed tomography
CWcontinuous wave
Cxcircumflex artery
CXRchest x-ray
DCdirect current
DCMdilated cardiomyopathy
E waveearly wave
ECGelectrocardiogram
EDerectile dysfunction
EDVend diastolic volume
EELexternal elastic lamina
EFejection fraction
ESDend systolic dimension
ESRerythrocyte sedimentation rate
GFRglomerular filtration rate
GPglycoprotein
HACEKHaemophilus parainfluenza, Haemophilus aphrophilus, Actinobacillus (Haemophilus) actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, the Eikenella species, and the Kingella species
HCMhypertrophic cardiomyopathy
HDLhigh-density lipoprotein
HITheparin-induced thrombocytopenia
HMG-CoAhydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme A
IABPintra-aortic balloon pump
ICHintracranial hemorrhage
ICSintercostal space
IEinfective endocarditis
IELinternal elastic lamina
IMintramuscular
INRinternational normalized ratio
IVintravenous
IVCinferior vena cava
IVDAintravenous drug abuser
JVPjugular venous pressure
LAleft atrium
LADleft anterior descending artery
LBBBleft bundle branch block
LDHlactate dehydrogenase
LDLlow-density lipoprotein
LIMAleft internal mammary artery
LLSEleft lower sternal edge
LPlipoprotein
LP(a)lipoprotein little a
LPLlipoprotein lipase
LVleft ventricle
LVESDleft ventricular end-systolic dimension
LVHleft ventricular hypertrophy
METmetabolic unit
MImyocardial infarction
MRmitral regurgitation
MRAmagnetic resonance angiography
MRImagnetic resonance imaging
MSmitral stenosis
MVmitral valve
MVAmitral valve area
MVPmitral valve prolapse
NYHANew York Heart Association
PCIpercutaneous coronary intervention
PDApersistent ductus arteriosus
PETpositron emission tomography
PTCApercutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
PWpulsed wave
QTccorrected QT interval
RAright atrium
RADright axis deviation
RBBBright bundle branch block
RCAright coronary artery
RIMAright internal mammary artery
RVright ventricle
RVHright ventricular hypertrophy
SAsinoatrial
SANsinoatrial node
SLEsystemic lupus erythematosus
SNDsinus node dysfunction
SPECTsingle photon emission computed tomography
SRsinus rhythm
SVCsuperior vena cava
SVTsupraventricular tachycardia
Tctechnetium
TEEtransesophageal echocardiography
TGAtransposition of the great arteries
TIMIThrombosis in Myocardial Infarction
TMtunica media
TNFtumor necrosis factor
tPAtissue plasminogen activator
TRtricuspid regurgitation
VLDLvery low-density lipoprotein
VO2 maxmaximum rate of oxygen consumption
VSDventricular septal defect
VTventricular tachycardia
WPWWolff–Parkinson–White syndrome
Copyright © 2004, Remedica.
Bookshelf ID: NBK2205
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