Echocardiography - AMA Manual of Style

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The names of major echocardiographic methods are listed below. Expand any abbreviations at first mention, unless otherwise indicated. The following commonly used echocardiographic indexes should also be expanded at first mention but are included here for reference: Terms are combined as in the following examples: IVSd IVSs LVIDd LVIDed LVIDes LVIDs LVPWd LVPWs RVIDd Ejection fraction is expressed as a percentage, eg, 60% (see also , Numbers and Percentages).

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