CHD Heart Abbreviations



Below is a list of common abbreviations for congenital heart defects and the syndromes that are seen with heart defects.

Abbreviation

Definition

ALCAPA Anomalous Left Coronary Artery From the Pulmonary Artery
AS Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Atresia
ASD Atrial Septal Defect
AV Canal or AVSD Atrioventricular Canal Defect
BAV Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Cleft Mitral Valve
CoA Coarctation of the Aorta
CAVC or CAVSD Complete Atrioventricular Canal Defect
CCHB Complete Congenital Heart Block
CCAVF Congenital Coronary ArterioVenous Fistula
CHB Congenital Heart Block
ccTGA ccTGA Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (same as ccTGV)
ccTGV Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Vessels (same as ccTGA)
Dextrocardia
DCM Dialated Cardiomyopathy
DiGeorge Syndrome
DAA Double Aortic Arch
DCRV Double Chambered Right Ventricle
DILV Double Inlet Left Ventricle
DOLV Double Outlet Left Ventricle
DORV Double Outlet Right Ventricle
EA Ebstein’s Anomaly
EDS Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Eisenmenger Syndrome
Heterotaxy Syndrome
Holt-Oram Syndrome
Hunter Syndrome
Hurler Syndrome
HCM Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Hypoplastic Ascending Aorta
HLHS Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
HRHS Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome
Interrupted Inferior Vena Cava
IAA Interupted Aortic Arch
Kartagener syndrome
LAI Left Atrial Isomerism
LBBB Left Bundle Branch Block
LVOTO Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction
LDS Loeys Dietz Syndrome
Long QT Syndrome
LGL Lown-Gangong-Levine Syndrome
Marfan Syndrome
MVP Mitral Valve Prolapse
MAPCA Multiple Aorto-Pulmonary Collateral Arterials
Noonan Syndrome
PAT Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
PSVT Paroxysmal SupraVentricular Tachycardia
PAPVR Partially Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
PDA Patent Ductus Arterious
PFO Patent Foramen Ovale
LSVC Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava
Pseudotruncus Arteriosus
PA Pulmonary Atresia
PHT Pulmonary Hypertension
PS Pulmonary Stenosis
Quadricuspid Pulmonary Valve
RAA Right Aortic Arch
RAI Right Atrial Isomerism
RBBB Right Bundle Branch Block
RVOTO Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction
Scimitar Syndrome
Shone Complex (Syndrome)
SV Single Ventricle
SubAS Subaortic Stenosis
SVAS Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis
SVT SupraVentricular Tachycardia
Taussig-Bing Anomaly
TOF Tetralogy of Fallot
TAPVD Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage
TAPVR Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
TGA Transposition of the Great Arteries (same as TGV)
TGV Transposition of the Great Vessels (same as TGA)
TA Tricuspid Atresia
TA Truncus Arteriosis
Turner Syndrome
Uhl Anomaly
VATER Syndrome
VSD Ventricular Septal Defect
Williams Syndrome
WPW Wolfe-Parkinson-White Syndrome