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EVIDENCE BASED CARDIOLOGY EBOOK

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Abbreviations commonly used in this book

AADs antiarrhythmic drugs
ABI Ankle Brachial Index
ACC American College of Cardiology
ACD absolute claudication distance
ACE angiotensin - converting enzyme
ACS acute coronary syndrome
ADA adenine deaminase
ADMA asymmetric dimethylarginin
AF atrial fi brillation
AHA American Heart Association
AIS acute ischemic stroke
ALI Acute limb ischemia
AMI acute myocardial infarction
AMR antibody - mediated rejection; acute mitral
regurgitation
AR aortic regurgitation
ARB angiotensin receptor blockers
ARF acute rheumatic fever
ARR absolute risk reduction
ARVC arrhythmogenic right ventricular
cardiomyopathy
ARVD arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
AS aortic stenosis
ASA acetylsalicylic acid
ASD atrial septal defect
ASMR age - standardized mortality rates
ATP adenosine triphosphate
AVA aortic …