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    Cardiology

    Code

    Meaning

    Language

    Themes and places

    AACP

    American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion

    In English

    AACVPR

    American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    In English

    ABC

    Association of Black Cardiologists

    In English

    ACE

    Angiotensin Converting Enzyme

    In English

    AdCP

    Advances in Cardiovascular Physics

    In English

    AmJC

    American Journal of Cardiology

    In English

    AOMI

    Artérite Oblitérante des Membres Inférieurs

    In French

      ARFY

      Atherosclerosis Risk-Factors in Female Youngsters

      In English

      ARMY

      Atherosclerosis Risk-Factors in Male Youngsters

      In English

      AVC

      Accident Vasculaire Cérébral

      In French

      BCLS

      Base Cardiac Life Support

      In English

      CABG

      Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

      In English

      CARIM

      CArdiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (www.carim.unimaas.nl)

      In English

      CCAIMT

      Common Carotid Artery Intima Media Thickness (www.rsna.org)

      In English

      CERIC

      Centre de Réanimation et d’Intervention Cardio-vasculaire

      In French

      CIMT

      Carotid Intima-Media Thickness

      In English

      CIRSE

      Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe

      In English

        CIVD

        Coagulation Intravasculaire Disséminée

        In French

        CO

        Cardiac Output

        In English

        CPB

        Cardiopulmonary bypass

        In English

        CRCIL

        Centre de Recherche Cardiovasculaire INSERM-Lariboisière

        In French

        CRT

        Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

        In English

          CTG

          Cardiotocographe

          In French

          CVD

          امراض القلب

          In Arabic

            CVP

            Central Venous Pressure

            In English

            DAE

            Défibrillateur Automatisé Externe

            In French

            DC

            Débit Cardiaque

            In French

              DGK

              Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kardiologie (www.dgk.org)

              In German

              DIRV

              Double-Inlet Right Ventricle

              In English

              DISC

              Digital Interchange Standard for Cardiology

              In English

              DSA

              Défibrillateur Semi-Automatique

              In French

              EIM
              Espace Intima Média

              = IMT | Intima Media Thickness | In English

              In French

              EMG

              Elektromyogramm

              In German

                EMG

                Electromyogram

                In English

                EMG

                Electromyograph

                In English

                EMG

                Electromyography

                In English

                ESV

                Extrasystole Ventriculaire

                In French

                  FC

                  Fréquence Cardiaque

                  In French

                    FEVG
                    Fraction d’Éjection du Ventricule Gauche

                    = LVEF | Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction | In English

                    In French

                    FHS

                    Framingham Heart Study

                    In English

                      FHT

                      Fetal Heart Tracing

                      In English

                      FV

                      Fibrillation Ventriculaire

                      In French

                      H5N1

                      Hämagglutinin 5 Neuraminidase 1

                      In German

                      HAP
                      Hipertensió Arterial Pulmonar

                      = PAH | Pulmonalarterielle Hypertonie | In German
                      = PH | Pulmonale Hypertonie | In German
                      = PHT | Pulmonale Hypertonie | In German
                      = HTAP | Hipertensió Arterial Pulmonar | In Catalan
                      = PH | Pulmonary Hypertension | In English
                      = HTP | Hipertensión Pulmonar | In Spanish
                      = HTAP | Hypertension Artérielle Pulmonaire | In French
                      = PH | Pulmonale Hypertensie | In Dutch
                      = ЛГ | Лёгочная гиперте́нзия | In Russian
                      = PAH | Pulmonal Arteriel Hypertension | In Danish
                      = HTP | Hipertensión Pulmonar | In Galician
                      = ԹՀ | Թոքային հիպերտենզիա | In Armenian
                      = PAH | Pulmonal Arteriell Hypertensjon | In Norwegian
                      = PH | Plućna Hipertenzija | In Serbian
                      = PAH | Pulmonell Arteriell Hypertension | In Swedish
                      = PH | Pulmoner Hipertansiyon | In Turkish

                      In Catalan

                      HFpEF

                      Heart Failure with preserved Ejection Fraction

                      In English

                        HR
                        Heart Rate

                        The abbreviation HR (Heart Rate) is included in the abbreviation rHR (Resting Heart Rate).

                        In English

                          HTAP
                          Hipertensió Arterial Pulmonar

                          = HAP, PAH, PH, PHT, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                          In Catalan

                          HTAP
                          Hypertension Artérielle Pulmonaire

                          = HAP, PAH, PH, PHT, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                          In French

                          HTP
                          Hipertensión Pulmonar

                          = HAP, PAH, PH, PHT, HTAP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                          In Spanish

                          HTP
                          Hipertensión Pulmonar

                          = HAP, PAH, PH, PHT, HTAP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                          In Galician

                          ICV

                          Institut Cardiovasculaire

                          In French

                            IMT
                            Intima Media Thickness

                            = EIM, IMT (see above)

                            In English

                            ISH

                            International Society of Hypertension (https://www.ish-world.com)

                            In English

                            ISH

                            Isolated Systolic Hypertension

                            In English

                              ISMCS
                              International Society for Mechanical Circulatory Support (https://www.ismcs.org)

                              = ISRBP | International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps | In English

                              In English

                              ISRBP
                              International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps (https://www.ismcs.org)

                              = ISMCS, ISRBP (see above)

                              In English

                              ISTH

                              International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

                              In English

                              LCS

                              Libyan Cardiac Society

                              In English

                              LVEF
                              Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction

                              = FEVG, LVEF (see above)

                              In English

                              LVH

                              Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

                              In English

                                MAP

                                Mean Arterial Pressure

                                In English

                                MHR

                                Maladie Hémorragique Rare

                                In French

                                  NHC
                                  National Heart Centre (https://www.nhcs.com.sg/)

                                  = NHCS | National Heart Centre Singapore | In English

                                  In English

                                  NHCS
                                  National Heart Centre Singapore (https://www.nhcs.com.sg/)

                                  The National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) is a national and regional referral centre for cardiovascular diseases. It provides comprehensive cardiac care, including diagnostic, preventive services, heart and lung transplantation, heart attack treatment, balloon angioplasty and coronary bypass surgery.

                                  = NHC, NHCS (see above)

                                  In English

                                  NHLBI

                                  National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (www.nhlbi.nih.gov)

                                  In English

                                  NPH

                                  Neutral Protamine Hagedorn

                                  In English

                                    ÖKG

                                    Österreichische Kardiologische Gesellschaft (www.atcardio.at)

                                    In German

                                    PAH
                                    Pulmonalarterielle Hypertonie

                                    = HAP, PH, PHT, HTAP, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                                    In German

                                    PAH
                                    Pulmonal Arteriel Hypertension

                                    = HAP, PH, PHT, HTAP, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                                    In Danish

                                    PAH
                                    Pulmonal Arteriell Hypertensjon

                                    = HAP, PH, PHT, HTAP, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                                    In Norwegian

                                    PAH
                                    Pulmonell Arteriell Hypertension

                                    = HAP, PH, PHT, HTAP, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                                    In Swedish

                                    PH
                                    Pulmonale Hypertonie

                                    = HAP, PAH, PHT, HTAP, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                                    In German

                                    PH
                                    Pulmonary Hypertension

                                    = HAP, PAH, PHT, HTAP, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                                    In English

                                    PH
                                    Pulmonale Hypertensie

                                    = HAP, PAH, PHT, HTAP, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                                    In Dutch

                                    PH
                                    Plućna Hipertenzija

                                    = HAP, PAH, PHT, HTAP, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                                    In Serbian

                                    PH
                                    Pulmoner Hipertansiyon

                                    = HAP, PAH, PHT, HTAP, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                                    In Turkish

                                    PHT
                                    Pulmonale Hypertonie

                                    = HAP, PAH, PH, HTAP, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                                    In German

                                    PNRC

                                    Programme National de Recherche sur les Maladies Cardiovasculaires

                                    In French

                                      PTCA

                                      Percutaneous Coronary Transluminal Angioplasty

                                      In English

                                        RAAS

                                        Renine, Angiotensine, Aldosteron Systeem

                                        In Dutch

                                        RCP

                                        RCP : Réanimation Cardio-Pulmonaire

                                        In French

                                        rHR
                                        Resting Heart Rate

                                        The abbreviation rHR (Resting Heart Rate) includes the abbreviation HR (Heart Rate).

                                        In English

                                          SCA

                                          Syndrome Coronarien Aigu

                                          In French

                                          SDH

                                          Systolic-Diastolic Hypertension

                                          In English

                                            SFHTA

                                            Société Française d'Hypertension Artérielle

                                            In French

                                            SHAPE

                                            Screening for Heart Attack Prevention and Education

                                            In English

                                              SRA

                                              Système Rénine-Angiotensine

                                              In French

                                                SVR

                                                Systemic vascular Resistance

                                                In English

                                                SVT

                                                Sang Thrombose Vaisseaux

                                                In French

                                                TPR

                                                Total Peripheral Resistance

                                                In English

                                                TTE

                                                Transthoracic Echocardiography

                                                In English

                                                TVC

                                                Thrombose Veineuse Cérébrale

                                                In French

                                                TVP

                                                Thrombose Veineuse Profonde

                                                In French

                                                  UKG

                                                  Ultraschallkardiographie

                                                  In German

                                                  VVB

                                                  Venovenous Bypass

                                                  In English

                                                  ЛГ
                                                  Лёгочная гиперте́нзия

                                                  = HAP, PAH, PH, PHT, HTAP, HTP, ԹՀ (see above)

                                                  In Russian

                                                  ԹՀ
                                                  Թոքային հիպերտենզիա

                                                  = HAP, PAH, PH, PHT, HTAP, HTP, ЛГ, ԹՀ (see above)

                                                  In Armenian