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Start Time (Vo)
Time to Vmax(PV)
How to calculate Acceleration Time.
Obtain a PWD or CWD of the RVOT, PV, LVOT, or AV.
The time from the onset of ejection to the peak velocity (PV) or Vmax is the acceleration time. Longer times are indicative of distal obstruction or poor ejection function.