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Glossary of med term abbrev chapter 5

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AI
aortic insufficiency
ASD
atrial septal defect
ASHD
ateriosclerotic heart disease
AST(SGOT)
aspartate aminotransferase(enzyme elevated after MI)
AV, A-V
atrioventricular
BP
blood pressure
CA
carcinoma
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
CAD
coronary artery disease
CCU
critical care unit
CHF
congestive heart failure
CK(CPK)
cratine kinase(formerly called creatine phosphokinase), enzyme released by damaged heart or other skeletal muscle)
CPR
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
CT, CAT
computed tomography
ECG, EKG
ELECTROCARDIOGRAM
LA
LEFT ATRUIM
LCA
LEFT CORONARY ARTERY
LDH
LACTATE DEHYDROGENASE(ENZYME ELEVATED AFTER MI(MYOCARDIO INFARCTION)
LV
LEFT VENTRICULE
MI
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
MVP
MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE
PAT
PAROXYSMAL ATRIAL TACHYCARDIA
PTA
PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL ANGIOPLASTY
PTCA
PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIONPLASTY
PVC
PREMATURE VENTRICULAR CONCTRACTION
RA
RIGHT ATRIUM; RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
RCA
RIGHT CORONARY ARTERY
RV
RIGHT VENTRICLE
SA
SINOATRIAL
T & A
TONSILLECTOMY AND ADENOIDECTOMY
VSD
VENTTICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT

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