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Citation Style Vancouver (CSVAN) is a method of referencing Wikipedia articles using a series of templates based on the Vancouver system.
The use of CSVAN or of templates is not compulsory; per WP:CITEVAR:
Citations within each Wikipedia article should follow a consistent style. Editors may choose any style they want. The English Wikipedia does not have a house style, so it need not match what is done in other articles.
CSVAN consists of the following set of templates: