Eva M. Su

The following abbreviations are used throughout the text.


A&P Anatomy and Physiology
AAT Alpha-1-Antitrypsin
ACTH Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
ADH Antidiuretic Hormone
AKI Acute Kidney Injury
ANS Autonomic Nervous System
ATN Acute Tubular Necrosis
BMI Body Mass Index
BPH Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
CBC Complete Blood Count
CCT Certified Cardiographic Technician
CDK Cyclin-Dependent Kinase
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
CKD Chronic Kidney Disease
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 Virus
CPAP Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
CRAT Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician
CRP C-Reactive Protein
CT Computed Tomography
CVD Cardiovascular Disease
DCT Distal Convoluted Tubule
DHPLC David F. Hardwick Pathology Learning Centre at UBC (VGH Site)
DKA Diabetic Ketoacidosis
DRG Dorsal Respiratory Group
EKG Electrocardiogram
ERV Expiratory Reserve Volume
ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
FACC Fellow Of The American College Of Cardiology
FEV1 Forced Expiratory Volume In 1 Second
FRC Functional Residual Capacity
G1 Gap 1 Phase
G2 Gap 2 Phase
GFR Glomerular Filtration Rate
H&E Hematoxylin and Eosin
HDL High-Density Lipoprotein
hESCs Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Hib Haemophilus Influenzae Type B
HPIV Human Parainfluenza Virus
HRVC Human Rhinovirus C
IC Inspiratory Capacity
IDL Intermediate-Density Lipoproteins
IFN- γ Interferon-γ
IgA Immunoglobulin A
IL-1 Interleukin-1
INR Placeholder
iPSCs Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
IRV Inspiratory Reserve Volume
IVC Inferior Vena Cava(e)
IVC Placeholder
LA Left Atrium
LAD Left Anterior Descending Artery
LDL Low-Density Lipoprotein
LFTs Liver Function Tests
LoH Loop of Henle
LPS Lipopolysaccharide
LV Left Ventricle
MAP Mean Arterial Pressure
MI Myocardial Infarction
MSH Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone
NFP Net Filtration Pressure
oxLDL Oxidized Ldl
Palv Intra-Alveolar Pressure
Patm Atmospheric Pressure
PCT Proximal Convoluted Tubule
PCV13 Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
PGE2 Prostaglandin E2
Pip Intrapleural Pressure
PP Pancreatic Polypeptide
PRG Pontine Respiratory Group
PRRs Pattern Recognition Receptor
PTT Placeholder
RA Right Atrium
RAAS Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone
RCCS Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer
RCES Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist
RCIS Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist
RCS Registered Cardiac Sonographer
RPhS Registered Phlebology Sonographer
RSV Respiratory Synyctial Virus
RV Residual Volume
RV Right Ventricle
RVS Registered Vascular Specialist
S phase Synthesis Phase
STEMI ST-Elevated MI
SVC Placeholder
SVC Superior Vena Cava
T1DM Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
T2DM Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
TLC Total Lung Capacity
TMAO Trimethylamine N-Oxide
TNF Tumour Necrosis Factor
TV Tidal Volume
UBC University of British Columbia
UTIs Urinary Tract Infections
UV Ultraviolet
VC Vital Capacity
VLDL Very Low-Density Lipoproteins
VRG Ventral Respiratory Group
VSMCs Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells
WSS Wall Shear Stress



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