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murmur

Med any abnormal soft blowing sound heard within the body, usually over the chest

murmur

[′mər·mər]
(medicine)
A blowing or roaring heart sound heard through the wall of the chest; caused by blood flow through a defective valve.
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Until recently, we would have noted the appearance of a symptomless heart murmur on the patient's clinical record, advised the owner of the possibility of illness developing and suggested more regular heart checks.
These results have changed the way vets look at heart disease as half of the dogs they see with a grade three or above heart murmur can remain symptom free for over a year longer than they would have done previously if given medication.
The cause of the murmur is still unknown, but PS1,000 is needed for a scan.
Fredricks claimed that "doppler ultrasound is not as precise as the stethoscope when used by a practiced listener for identifying the source and subtle characteristics of murmurs.
A murmur is an unusual sound heard in between heartbeats.
Hopefully this is the most common type of murmur caused by irregularities on the edges of the heart valves.
Through the synchronization of Digital Heart Sound with ECG, CardioSleeve for pediatrics makes all-new functionality possible, such as advanced murmur detection analysis at times when restless patients, noisy environments and rapid heart rate can make examinations challenging.
A thorough assessment of the neonate presenting with an asymptomatic heart murmur to ensure that, where possible, infants with duct dependent CHD (2) are not discharged home inappropriately.
Any murmur associated with symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting or chest pain should be assessed by your doctor as it may be the first clue to valvular heart disease.
Heather Farrell was born with a heart murmur but still went on to become a winner.
Some asymptomatic children have a potentially relevant clinical finding, such as a murmur.