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CABG
coronary artery bypass grafting
ECHO
echocardiography
ETT
exercise tolerance test
ETT-MIBI
exercise tolerance test combined with a radioactive tracer (sestamibi) scan
ICD
implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
LVAD
left ventricular assist device
PCI
percutaneous coronary intervention
TEE
transesophageal echocardiography
cardiac imaging using high frequency sound waves
ECHO
ultrasound imaging of the heart using a transducer within the esophagus
TEE
insertion of a balloon-tipped catheter and stents into a coronary artery
PCI
done to relieve ischemia; in case of angina and extensive atherosclerosis
CABG
radioactive test of heart function with stress test
ETT-MIBI
booster pump implanted in the abdomen with a cannula leading to the heart as a "bridge to transplant"
LVAD
divice implanted in the chest that senses and corrects arrhytmias by shocking the heart
ICD
procedure to determine the heart's response to physical exertion (stress)
ETT