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Abbreviation Meaning
AbdAo Abdominal Aorta
AO, Ao Aorta
AscAo Ascending Aorta
AF
Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter
AI Aortic Insufficiency
AR Aortic Regurgitation
ArchAo Aortic Arch
AS Aortic Stenosis
ASD Atrial Septal Defect
ASH
Asymmetrical Hypertrophy
AV Aortic Valve
BP Blood Pressure
CAD Coronary Artery Disease
Cath
Cardiac Catheterization
C-E
Carpentier-Edwards
CE
Continuity Equation or Contrast Echocardiography
CFA
Common Femoral Artery
CFD
Color (Flow) Doppler
CHD
Congenital Heart Disease or Chronic Heart Disease
CHF Congestive Heart Failure
CI Cardiac Index
cm Centimeters
CM
Cardiomyopathy
CO Cardiac Output
CP
Chest Pain
CS
Coronary Sinus
CSA Cross Sectional Area
CT
Computed Scan
CW Continuous Wave
CWD Continuous Wave Doppler
db Pressure Change
DBP
Diastolic Blood Pressure
DCM
Dilated Cardiomyopathy
DescAo
Descending (Thoracic) Aorta
DT Deceleration Time
DVT
Deep Venous Thrombosis
ECG Electrocardiogram
EF Ejection Fraction
EOA Effective Orifice Area
ERO Effective Reguritant Orifice
EST
Exercise Stress Test
HCM Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
HPRF
High Pulse Repetition Frequency
Hz
Hertz
IA
Innominate Artery
ICE
Intravascular Cardiac Echocardiography
IHD Ischemic Heart Disease
IHSS Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
IVC Inferior Vena Cava
IVRP Isovolumic Relaxation Period
IVRT Isovolumic Relaxation Time
LA Left Atrium
LAP
Left Atrial Pressure
LV Left Ventricle
LVEDP Left Ventricular End-Diastolic Pressure
LVH Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
LVIDd Left Ventricular Internal End-Diastolic Diameter
LVIDs
Left Ventricular Internal End-Systolic Diameter
LVEF Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction
LVOT Left Ventricular Outflow Tract
LVWt
Left Ventricular Wall Thickness
mm Millimeters
mmHg Millimeters of Mercury
MR Mitral Regurgitation
MRI
Magentic Resonance Imaging
MS
Mitral Stenosis
m/s Meters per Second
msec Milliseconds
MV Mitral Valve
MVAn
Mitral Valve Annulus
MVO Mitral Valve Orifice
MVP
Mitral Valve Prolapse
NL
Nyquist Limit
PA Pulmonary Artery
PDA Patent Ductus Arteriosus
PFO
Patent Foramen Ovale
PHT
Pressure Half Time
PHTN
Pulmonary Hypertension
PI Pulmonary Insufficiency
PISA Proximal Isovelocity Surface Area
PRF Pulse Repetition Frequency
PR
 Pulmonary Regurgitation
PS
Pulmonary Stenosis
PVC Premature Contraction
PVD
Peripheral Arterial Valscular Disease
PW Pulsed Wave
PWD Pulsed Wave Doppler
QP Pulmonary Stroke Volume
QS Systemic Stroke Volume
RA Right Atrium
RF Regurgitant Fraction
RHD
Rheumatic Heart Disease
RV Right Ventricle or Regurgitant Volume
RVOT Right Ventricular Outflow Tract
RWMA
Regional Wall Motion Abnormality
SBP  Systolic Blood Pressure
sec Seconds
Sq Squared
SV Stroke Volume
SAM Systolic Anterior Motion of the MV leaflets
SOVA
Sinus of Valsava Aneurysm
SWMA
Segmental Wall Motion Abnormality
TEE Transesophageal Echocardiography
TOF
Tetrology of Fallot
TR Tricuspid Regurgitation
TS
Tricuspid Stenosis
TTE
Transthoracic Echocardiography
TVI  Time Velocity Integral
US
Ultrasound
VF
Ventricular Fibrillation
VSD Ventricular Septal Defect
VTI Velocity Time Integral
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