heart murmur

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heart murmur

[′härt ′mər·mər]
(medicine)
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Physical examination by the primary care health team revealed that the ejection systolic murmur was loudest over the pulmonary area.
A systolic murmur can be heard along the left sternal border; however, unlike patients with a patent ductus arteriosus, a diastolic component to the murmur is rare.
Physical examination showed the following: weight: 58 kg (3-10p); height: 169 cm (10-25p); 1-2-degree/6 systolic murmur in the mesocardial region; the remainder of the examination was unremarkable.
His first heart sound (S1) was normal and there was a short ejection systolic murmur (ESM) of 1-2/6.
He had a left parasternal systolic murmur, produced by a ventricular septal defect, revealed by Doppler echocardiography (Fig.
A 2/6 systolic murmur was heard in the mesocardiac area.
The heart rate was 68 beats per minute and regular, with a soft systolic murmur present at the left sternal border.
Mean Percentage Score by Clinical Scenario Harvey Clinical Scenarios Pretest Post-test Normal (extra heart sounds - S3, S4) Aortic 49% 100% Pulmonary 8% 89% Tricuspid 10% 72% Mitral 8% 82% Systolic Murmur (innocent murmur, mitral prolapse) Aortic 44% 100% Pulmonary 1% 89% Tricuspid 6% 64% Mitral 35% 96% Diastolic Murmur (chronic AR and acute AR) Aortic 31% 100% Pulmonary 3% 81% Tricuspid 6% 76% Mitral 46% 93% Overall Percentage Scores Aortic 41% 100% Pulmonary 4% 86% Tricuspid 7% 71% Mitral 30% 90% Note.
On examination, a soft (2/6) systolic murmur was heard over the right sternal edge.
The physician documented a "slight systolic murmur" on the form, followed by a question mark.
Zargis Cardioscan software guides the clinician through four main cardiac sites, then indicates whether or not the patient possesses a suspected diastolic or systolic murmur; Zargis StethAssist software allows clinicians to visualize heart, lung and other body sounds, play recordings at slow speeds to hear more clearly, and save recordings for comparison to future auscultations.

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