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SEVENTEEN-SEGMENT MODEL OF THE LEFT VENTRICLE

CORONARY PERFUSION IN THE LONG-AXIS VIEWS

CORONARY PERFUSION IN THE SHORT-AXIS VIEWS

SCORING OF WALL MOTION ABNORMALITIES

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Grade Wall Thickening (%) Radial Shortening* (%)
1 = Normal >30 >30
2 = Mild hypokinesis 10–30 10–30
3 = Severe hypokinesis <10 <10
4 = Akinesis None None
5 = Dyskinesis Systolic thinning Systolic increase in radius

*Radial shortening is defined as the percentage shortening of an imaginary radius from the endocardial border to the center of the left ventricle.

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