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.
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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