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A-long apical long-axis
A-mode amplitude mode
A-late (atrial) diastolic velocity peak or area
A2C apical 2 chamber
A4C apical 4 chamber
AcT acceleration time
a dur duration of pulmonary venous atrial reversal velocity
A dur duration of atrial filling velocity
AF atrial fibrillation
A m myocardial tissue late diastolic velocity
AMVL anterior mitral valve leaflet
ant anterior
Ao aortic or aorta
AR aortic regurgitation
AS aortic stenosis
ASD atrial septal defect
ASH asymmetrical septal hypertrophy
ATVL anterior tricuspid valve leaflet
AV atrioventricular
AVA aortic valve area
AVR aortic valve replacement
BAV balloon aortic valvuloplasty
BP blood pressure
BSA body surface area
C-TGA congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries
C (capital C) chordae
c (italized lower case c) propagation velocity of sound in tissue
CAD coronary artery disease
cath cardiac catheterization
CBV catheter balloon valvuloplasty
cm centimeters
C m (capital C subscript m) specific heat of tissue
cm/s centimeters per second
CO cardiac output
Cont eq continuous equation valve area
cos cosine
CS coronary sinus
CSA cross sectional area
CT computed tomography
CW continuous wave
Cx circumflex coronary artery
D diameter
dB decibels
DA desending aorta
dP/dt rate of change in pressure over time
dyne.s.cm-5 units of resistance
E early diastolic peak velocity
ECG electrocardiogram
echo echocardiogram
ED end diastolic
EDD end-diastolic dimension
EDV end-diastolic volume
EF ejection fraction
E m myocardial tissue early diastolic velocity
endo endocardium
epi epicardium
EPSS E-point septal seperation
ES end-systole
ESD end-systolic dimension
ESPVR end-systolic pressure volume relationship
ESV end-systolic volume
ETT exercise treadmill test
∆ƒ frequency shift
ƒ frequency
FL false lumen
F n (subscript n) near field
FN false negative
F₀ resonance frequency
FP false positive
F s (subscript s) scattered frequency
FSV forward stroke volume
F t transmitted frequency
fx function
HCM hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
HOCM hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
HPRF high pulse repetition frequency
HR heart rate
HV hepatic vein
I intensity of ultrasound exposure
IAS interatrial septum
ID indicator dilution
inf inferior
IV intraveneous
IVC inferior vena cava
IVCT isovolumetric contraction time
IVRT isovolumetric relaxation time
kHz kilohertz
L length
LA left atrium
LAA left atrial appendage
LAD left anterior descending coronary artery
LAE left atrial enlargement
lat lateral
LCC left coronary cusp
LLAT left lateral
LMCA left main coronary artery
LPA left pulmonary artery
LSPV left superior pulmonary vein
LV left ventricle
LV-EDP left ventricle-end diastolic pressure
LVE left ventricular extension branch or left ventricular enlargement
LVH left ventricular hypertrophy
LVI left ventricular inflow
LVID left ventricular internal dimension
LVO left ventricular outflow
LVOT left ventricular outflow tract
M myxoma
M-mode motion display
MAC mitral annular calcification
MB moderator band
MI myocardial infarction
MR mitral regurgitation
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS mitral stenosis
MV mitral valve
MVA mitral valve area
n number of subjects
NBTE nonbacterial throbotic endocarditis
NCC noncoronary cusp
∆P pressure gradient
P pressure
PA pulmonary artery
pAn psuedoaneurysm
PAP pulmonary artery pressure
PD pulsed Doppler
PDA patent ductus arteriosus or posterior descending artery
PE pericardial effusion
PEP preejection period
PET positron-emission tomography
PISA proximal isovelocity surface area
PLAX parasternal long axis
PM papillary muscle
PMVL posterior mitral valve leaflet
PR pulmonary regurgitation
PRF pulse repetition frequency
MVR mitral valve replacement
PRFR peak rapid filling rate
PS pulmonic stenosis
PSAX parasternal short axis
PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasy
PV pulmonary vein
PV a pulmonary venous atrial reversal velocity
PV D (subscript D) pulmonary venous peak diastolic velocity
PV s pulmonary venous peak systolic velocity
PVC premature ventricular contraction
PWT posterior wall thickness
Q volume flow rate
Q p pulmonic volume flow rate
Q s systemic volume flow rate
r ventricular radius or correlation coefficient
RA right atrium
RAE right atrium enlargement
RAM random access memory
RAO right anterior oblique
RAP right atrial pressure
RCA right coronary artery
RCC right coronary cusp
Re Reynolds number
RF regurgitation factor
RJ regurgitation jet
R₀ radius of microbubble
ROA regurgitant oriface area
RPA right pulmonary artery
RSPV right superior pulmonary vein
RSV regurgitant stroke volume
RV right ventricle
RVE right ventricular enlargement
RVH right ventricular hypertrophy
RVI right ventricular inflow
RVO right ventricular outflow
RVOT right ventricular outflow tract
SAM systolic anterior motion
SC subcostal
SEE standard error of the estimate
SPPA spatial peak pulse average
SPTA spatial peak temporal average
SSN suprasternal notch
ST septal thickness
STJ sinotubular junction
STVL septal tricuspid valve leaflet
SV stroke volume or sample volume
SVC superior vena cava
SWMA segmental wall motion abnormality
Ƭ½ pressure half time
T thrombus
TD thermodilution
TEE transesophageal echocardiography
TGA transposition of the great arteries
TGC time gain compensation
TL true lumen
TN true negative
TOF tetralogy of Fallot
TP true positive
TPV time to peak velocity
TR tricuspid regurgitation
TS tricuspid stenosis
TSV total stroke volume
TTE transthoracic echocardiography
TV tricuspid valve
v velocity
V volume or velocity
VAS ventriculo-atrial septum
V max maximum velocity
VSD ventricular septal defect
VTI velocity time integral
WPW Wolff Parkinson White syndrome
Z acoustic impedance
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