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What does FS stand for?

FS stands for Fractional Shortening

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The results showed statistically significant improvements in left ventricular diastolic diameter (LVDD), left ventricular systolic diameter (LVSD) and fractional shortening (FS) in animals that received GRNCM1 compared to controls.
Left ventricular (LV) end-diastolic dimension, LV end-systolic dimension, % fractional shortening, diastolic thickness of the ventricular septum and the posterior LV wall and LV mass were determined, The LV ejection fraction was calculated from the conventional apical 4-chamber images using the biplane Simpson's method (8).
Risk factors for stroke include being aged 75 years or older and having hypertension, impaired left ventricular systolic function (an ejection fraction of 35% or less or a fractional shortening of less than 25%), diabetes, prior thromboembolism, or rheumatic mitral stenosis.