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MS

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for MONTSERRAT.

MS

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for Montserrat. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Montserrat's bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Montserrat. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Montserrat.
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Quantitative echocardiographic techniques have been important in the accurate assessment of systolic and diastolic deformation parameters in mitral stenosis.
Mitral stenosis is a well-known cause of systemic and pulmonary embolism, and the presence of atrial fibrillation enhances this risk.
This case report points Out that in the presence of mitral stenosis, even a previously asymptomatic patient can become seriously compromised by these anticipated hemodynamic changes.
Exercise test: Exercise echocardiography is often used to assess functional capacity and the hemodynamic response in patients with mitral stenosis (9).
In this report, we describe two patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis referred for PMBV and were found to have LAA thrombus.
Milliken et al estimated that individual criteria have a sensitivity for diagnosing right ventricular hypertrophy >90% in patients with congenital heart disease, ~65% in those with mitral stenosis, and ~30% in patients with chronic cor pulmonale (5).
Mitral stenosis (MS) was the next most common functional valve disease, but 72 (38%) of these 189 patients also had anatomic involvement of one or more other cardiac valves.
Objective: Percutaneous mitral balloon valvuloplasty (PMBV) is the method of choice in treatment of patients with hemodynamically significant mitral stenosis.
Its management, therefore, being dependent to a large extent on its cause, is more complex than that of mitral stenosis.
Rheumatic mitral stenosis continues to be quite prevalent in many developing countries.