One use of echocardiography is calculating the fractional shortening index of the heart that is used in veterinary and there is a standard model for the estimation of it [3,4,8,22].
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FS stands for Fractional Shortening
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Ejection fraction, endocardial fractional shortening ([sub.
Echocardiography showed significant improvements in fractional shortening, ejection fraction and stroke volume in the ECM emulsion group.
Left ventricular fractional shortening was calculated by the following formula: [left ventricular-end diastolic diameter (LVDD)--left ventricular-end systolic diameter x 100]/LVDD.
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.
7) Left ventricular fractional shortening was also estimated as described previously.