Medical Mnemonics - Cardiology

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  • Causes of atrial fibrillation or flutter, "HEART"

    H : Heart diseases, cHf, other cardiomyopathy

    E : Enlargement of the atria

    A : Alcohol

    R : Rheumatic heart disease

    T : Hyperthyroid

  • Submitted by : Dr.Shroff


  • Branches of Aortic Arch "ABCS of the aortic arch"

    A : Aortic arch gives off

    B : Bracheiocephalic trunk,

    C : Common Carotid (left)

    S : Subclavian artery (left)

Valves: LAB RAT

  • How to Remember the VALVES of the Heart

    L : Left

    A : Atria

    B : Bicuspid Valve

    R : Right

    A : Atria

    T : Tricuspid Valve

  • Submitted by : blondie200607


  • S : systemic thromboembolism

    H : Haemoptysis

    A : Atrial Fibrillation

    R : RVF

    P : Pulmonary Hypertension

  • Submitted by : Dr.Pranabes


  • L : Left Ventricular Aneurysm

    E : Early Repolarization

    A : Acute Myocardial Infarction

    P : Prinzmetal Angina

    P : Pericarditis

    B : Bundle Branch Block

  • Submitted by : Krimson

P pulmonale and P Mitral

  • ECG findings in P pulmonale and P Mitral

    P : pulmonale - pulmonary valve is on the Right - Reach (TALL P wave)

    P : mitrale - mitral valve is on the Left - Long (Long/notched P wave... the M in Mitrale also helps visualise this)

  • Submitted by : catchetat