heart murmur

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heart murmur

[′härt ′mər·mər]
(medicine)
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A heart murmur is usually detected when the doctor listens to the heart with a stethoscope, Dr.
The heart murmur device technology is both novel hardware and software.
To determine if a heart murmur is a symptom of a more serious problem, a doctor may order tests, including a chest x-ray, an electrocardiogram, or an echocardiogram.
Differential diagnostic algorithm for diseases, manifested with heart murmurs has intended for medical students and family doctors, general practitioners working in polyclinics.
A heart murmur is a noise caused by turbulent blood flow, which could be the result of vigorous blood flow across a normal valve--as in pregnant women, who are pumping a larger volume of blood--or normal flow across a valve which is thickened but works normally.
Pathologic Heart Murmurs Murmur Characteristic Innocent Pathologic Quality Vibratory Harsh Duration Short Variable Location Variable Variable Pitch Low- or midfre: uency Variable Radiation Along left sternal border, With flow not to the back Click, S3, or S4 No Variable Timing Systolic Variable Source: Dr.
The attending physician remembers the patient has a history of a non-functional heart murmur.
Tim (right) said: "When we carried out the initial examination we found Peppi was suffering from a heart murmur.
I thought it was something simple at first and left in a flood of tears when I was told she had a serious heart murmur.
AN ELECTRONIC stethoscope and a PC have been used to detect abnormal heart murmurs in children.
Shane says in her efforts to look like naturally lean actress Audrey Hepburn, she got an infection in her mouth, heart murmurs, scar tissue in her knees from too much exercise, and osteoporosis that has left her (and her sister) with the bone mass of an 80-year-old.
Instead of the dance-loving Giselle suffering from her usual giddiness and heart murmurs, Comelin gives the couple an intimate moment together in which Albrecht persistently demands a kiss from Giselle--and finally gets it.

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