Atlas of Transesophageal Echocardiography, 2nd Edition (2007)

Appendix. Abbreviations & Acronyms

Abbreviations

AA

ascending aorta

AO

aorta

AR

aortic regurgitation

AV

aortic valve

CS

coronary sinus

DA

descending thoracic aorta

IVC

inferior vena cava

L

longitudinal plane

LA

left atrium

LAA

left atrial appendage

LLPV

left lower pulmonary vein

LPA

left pulmonary artery

LUPV

left upper pulmonary vein

LV

left ventricle

LVO, LVOT

left ventricular outflow tract

MPA

main pulmonary artery

MR

mitral regurgitation

MV

mitral valve

PA

pulmonary artery

PR

pulmonary regurgitation

PV

pulmonary valve

RA

right atrium

RAA

right atrial appendage

RLPV

right lower pulmonary vein

RPA

right pulmonary artery

RUPV

right upper pulmonary vein

RV

right ventricle

RVO, RVOT

right ventricular outflow tract

SVC

superior vena cava

T

transverse plane

TV

tricuspid valve

VS, IVS

ventricular septum

Orientation Symbols

A

anterior

I

inferior

L

left

P

posterior

R

right

S

superior