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Abbreviations


  Abbreviations

  • A4C: apical four-chamber view
  • ACHD: adult congenital heart disease
  • Ao: aorta
  • AoV: aortic valve
  • Asc. Ao: ascending aorta
  • ASD: atrial septal defect
  • CAVC: complete atrio-ventricular canal defect
  • CDI: color doppler imaging
  • CHD: congenital heart disease
  • CW: continuous-wave doppler
  • Desc. Ao: descending aorta
  • DORV: double outlet right ventricle
  • IVC: inferior vena cava
  • LA: left atrium
  • LAA: left atrial appendage
  • LPLA: left parasternal long axis
  • LV: left ventricle
  • MV: mitral valve
  • PA: pulmonary artery
  • PAPVR: partial anomalous pulmonary venous return
  • PDA: patent ductus arteriosus
  • PFO: patent foramen ovale
  • PHT: pulmonary hypertension
  • PS: pulmonary stenosis
  • PV: pulmonic valve
  • PW: pulseed-wave doppler
  • RA: right atrium
  • RAA: right atrial appendage
  • RV: right ventricle
  • SAX: short axis view
  • SVC: superior vena cava
  • TA: tricuspid atresia
  • TAPVR: total anomalous pulmonary venous return
  • TGA: transposition of the great arteries
  • TOF: tetralogy of Fallot
  • TV: tricuspid valve
  • VSD: ventricular septal defect




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