Abbreviations Used in Chapter 15

AHAAmerican Heart Association
ASDatrial septal defect
CABGcoronary artery bypass graft
CDCCenters for Disease Control and Prevention
CIconfidence interval
DMdiabetes mellitus
HCUPHealthcare Cost and Utilization Project
HDheart disease
HLHShypoplastic left heart syndrome
ICD-9International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision
ICD-10International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
KDKawasaki disease
NCHSNational Center for Health Statistics
NHLBINational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
ORodds ratio
RRrelative risk
STSSociety of Thoracic Surgeons
TGAtransposition of the great arteries
TOFtetralogy of Fallot
VSDventricular septal defect