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Fallen2Love October 3rd, 2008 09:36 AM

Can we compile a list! I am so lost!

The only one I know what it mean is MVP!

fiefer87 October 3rd, 2008 09:49 AM

Great idea

VSD - ventricular septal defect
ASD - atrial septal defect
PFO - patent foramen ovale
PDA - patent ductus arteriosis

Girl_interrupted October 3rd, 2008 04:05 PM

TOF=tetralogy of fallot
PA=pulmonary atresia
IAA=interrupted aortic arch

PS=pulmonary stenosis

MellieB October 3rd, 2008 04:15 PM

TA- Tricuspid Atresia
TGA- Transposition on the Great Arteries
Sats - Oxygen saturation
SVT- Supraventricular tachycardia
PPM- Permanent Pacemaker
HLHS- Hypoplastic Left Heart
HK- Heart Kid
CHD- Congenital heart defect/disease

Girl_interrupted October 3rd, 2008 08:12 PM

HLHS- <strike>Hypoplastic Right Heart</strike> I am pretty sure that's hypoplastic left heart syndrome. ;)

stacyp October 3rd, 2008 08:26 PM

OHS~ Open Heart Surgery
HTN~ Hypertension


Excellent idea BTW!

MellieB October 3rd, 2008 09:24 PM

Quote:

HLHS- <strike>Hypoplastic Right Heart</strike> I am pretty sure that's hypoplastic left heart syndrome. ;)[/b]
Yes it is. My brain was NOT switched on. :unsure:


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