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Dutch-English Cardiovascular Glossary - by Marie Brotnov

 

A

DUTCH / ACRONYM

ENGLISH

AAA

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

ABG

Arterial blood gas

ACC

Common carotid artery (CCA)

ACE

External carotid artery (ECA)

ACI

Internal carotid artery (ICA)

ACM

Middle cerebral artery (MCA)

ACS

Asymptomatic carotid stenosis

ADP

Dorsalis pedis artery

AF

Atrial fibrillation

AF

Acetabular femoral artery

AFIB

Fibular artery

AFS

Superficial femoral artery (SFA)

AH

Accessory hemiazygos vein

AHF

Acute heart failure

AIE

External iliac artery (EIA)

AK

Aortic valve

AMI

Acute myocardial infarction

Anastomosis van de vene end to side

Venous end-to-side anastomosis

Aortabroek

Aortic bifurcation

Aortaknop

Aortic knob

AoR

Aortic regurgitation

AoS

Aortic stenosis

AoS

Aortic strain

ASD

Atrial septal defect

ATP

Posterior tibial artery

AV

Aortic valve

AV

Arteriovenous

AVR

Aortic valve replacement

 

 

B

BMS

Bare-metal stent

 

C

CAD (catheter à demeure / verblijfscatheter)

Indwelling catheter

CAD

Coronary artery disease

Carotisloge

Carotid sheath

CD

Cardiac decompensation

ch

Chamber

chg/chr (chirurgie)

Surgery

clave

Clave IV connector

cle  (controle)

Check-up/monitoring/follow-up

CMP

Cardiomyopathy

Co (controle)

Check-up/monitoring/follow-up

CPC (cardiopulmonale chirurgie)

Cardiopulmonary surgery

CTO

Chronic total occlusion

CTR

Cardiothoracic ratio

 

D

d.a.

Distal anasomosis

Dalspiegel

Trough level

DBC (diagnose-behandeling combinatie)

Diagnosis-treatment combination

dCX

Distal CX

DES

Drug-eluting stent(s)

DHV

Distant hyperintense vessels

Dobugeniek

Positive dobutamine stress test

DR

Distal right coronary artery

DPA

Digital pulse analysis (tests arterial wall stiffness)

drieslippig

Tricuspid

DSE

Dobutamine stress echocardiography

DVT

Deep vein thrombosis

 

 

E

ECV

Electrocardioversion

EAI (Enkel-arm index)

ABI (Ankle Brachial Index)

EFO (electrofysiologisch onderzoek)

Electrophysiological testing

Eindtak

End artery

 

 

F

FFR

Fractional flow reserve (technique for measuring arterial pressure differences)

 

H

Hartzakje

Pericardium

Hartdebiet

Cardiac output

Hartoor

Atrial appendage

HAVA  (hart en vaatziekten)

Cardiovascular disease

HF (hartfrequentie)

HR (heart rate)

HF

Heart failure

HHD

Hypertensive heart disease

HLM

Heart-lung machine

HRA

High right atrium

HVZ (hart en vaatziekten)

Cardiovascular disease

 

 

I

lcc

Left coronary cusp

ICL

Integrated cath lab

ICM

Ischemic cardiomyopathy

ICR

integrated coronary revascularization

IHCA

In-hospital cardiac arrest

IHZ (ischemische hartziekte)

Ischemic heart disease

Intermediair

Intermediate branch

IPL infarct

Inferoposterolateral infarction

IVS

Interventricular septum

IVUS

Intravascular ultrasound 

 

K

Klepvitia

Valve insufficiency

Komvormig (ST segment)

Scooped

 

 

L

LA

Left atrium

LAO

Left anterior oblique

LB (linkerboezem)

Left atrium

LBTB

LBBB (left bundle branch block)

LCC

Left common carotid artery

LK (linkerkamer)

Left ventricle

lpl

Left posterolateral

LVO

Left ventricular output

 

M

MAP

mean arterial blood pressure

mCX

Mid-CX

MPS

Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy

MR

Mitral valve regurgitation

MSA

Minimal stent area 

MSD

Minimal stent diameter 

 

 

N

NCC

Non-coronary cusp

NVT

Non-sustained ventricular tachycardia

 

 

O

OHCA

Out of hospital cardiac arrest

OHO

Open heart surgery

Opwekbaar

Evocable

OR (onregelmatig ritme)

Irregular rhythm

Overbrugging

Bypass

Overslag

Extrasystole

 

 

 

P

PCI

Percutaneous coronary intervention 

pCX

Proximal CX

PD

Posterior descending

PE

Pericardial effusion

PEF

Peak expiratory flow

pg

Peak gradient

pg

pressure gradient

PGr

Pressure gradient

PHT

Pulmonary hypertension

PM

Pacemaker

PML

Posterior mitral leaflet

PMV

MVP (mitral valve prolapse)

PSV

Peak systolic velocity

PVC

Premature ventricular contraction

PW

Posterior wall

 

R

RA

Regular and equal

RA

Right atrium

RAC

Renal artery constriction

RAO

Right anterior oblique

RB (rechterboezem)

Right atrium

RBTB

RBBB (right bundle branch block)

RCC

Right coronary cusp

RD (ramus diagonalis)

Diagonal branch

RDA

LAD

RDP

Right posterior descending (RPD)

RF

Risk factor

RP

Rescue PCI

RK (rechterkamer)

Right ventricle

RO

Right ventricular outflow tract

RPL (ramus posterior lateralis)

Posterolateral artery (PL or PLA). (Note: RPL in English = right posterolateral; LPL = left posterolateral)

RR

Blood pressure

RSC

Right subclavian artery

RSC

Ring strip cutter procedure

RSP

Retrosternal chest pain

RVSP

Right ventricular systolic pressure

RWBS  (regionale wandbewegingsstoornis)

Regional wall motion abnormality

RWMA

Regional wall motion abnormality

 

 

S

SAM

systolic anterior motion

SB

Sinus bradycardia

SES

Sirolimus-eluting stent(s) 

Sinusknoop

Sinus node

Slagvolume

Stroke volume

SR

Sinus rhythm

Souffle

Murmur, bruit

Stroomgegied

Supply area

SVT

Supraventricular tachycardia

 

T

Tapse

Gradient

TAPSE

Tricuspid Annular Plane Systolic Excursion

TEA

Thromboendarterectomy

TID

Transient ischemic dilatation

TR

Tricuspid regurgitation

Tralies

Mesh

TVR

Target vessel revascularization

Tx

Transplant

 

U

UFH

Unfractionated heparins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

V

Vaatcocktail

Intra-arterial cocktail

Vaatsteel

Vascular pedicle

VBG

Venous blood gas

VBGW

Venous blood gas value

VCI

Inferior vena cava (IVC)

Vertraagd trace

Slow wave (activity)

Verzorgingsgebied van de …

Area supplied by the … (blood vessels)

VES

Ventricular extrasystoles

Vitium

Insufficiency

VJG

Jugular vein

VOC

Vasculair Onderzoek Centrum (Vascular Research Center)

Vrijprepareren

Harvest (veins/arteries for bypass procedure)

VSM (vena saphena magna)

Great saphenous vein (GSV)

VVF

Ventricular response rate (ventrikelvervolg frequentie)

 

W

Waaknaald

Cannula

Wandstandig

Parietal

wbs

Wall motion abnormality (wandbewegingsstoornis)

WMA

Wall motion abnormalities

wo

Wall irregularity (wandonregelmatigheid)