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LV

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for LATVIA.

LV

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Latvia. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Latvian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Latvia. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Latvia. Each subdivision has its own code with the prefix "LV." For example, the code for the District of Ventspils Aprinkis is ISO 3166-2:LV-VE.
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If blood is not able to leave the left ventricle it will back up into the left atrium.
It is known that an increase in left ventricle sphericity is accompanied by a decrease in the effectiveness of ventricle contraction and is one of the most important indicators of ventricle remodeling in response to a specific hemodynamic overload or to primary failure of the cardiac muscle.
Changes in cardiovascular variables in "severe" myocardial infarction and a large myocardial aneurysm (involving 50% of left ventricle mass) are presented in the upper, middle and bottom graphs of Figure 2.
Mean value of internal cavities of left ventricle at end of the diastole in pre-exercise dogs were 3.
Cardiac tissue extracts were obtained by homogenizing the left ventricle samples in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS; 0.
The cyst had arisen from the anteriormost part of the left ventricle (figure 2).
Ongoing assessment of the gene and its protein products indicate that, because it predicts the level of function in the heart's left ventricle, this discovery is potentially a very significant diagnostic for the prediction and treatment of congestive heart failure.
Dilated cardiomyopathy caused the patient's left ventricle to swell and his heart muscles to shrink and weaken, Matsui said.
The functional result of the often-severe tightening of the aortic arch is an increased load on the left ventricle, "which has to pump against this fixed obstruction in the arch.
Researchers at the Cell Therapy Research Foundation in Memphis, TN delivered 20 injections of myoblasts, each containing between 1-100 million cells, directly into the pig's left ventricle.
The mitral valve is the heart valve between the left atrium and left ventricle.
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