Physical examination and classification of murmur findings into patterns improved diagnosis of systolic murmurs in adult inpatients
- 2010 - Physical examination and classification of murmur findings into patterns improved diagnosis of systolic murmurs in adult inpatients. Merugu, Srinivas // ACP Journal Club;3/20/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p11
Question What is the value of physical examination, particularly sorting murmurs into topographic patterns, for diagnosis of pathologic murmurs in adult inpatients? Methods Design Mostly blinded comparison of physical examination with transthoracic echocardiography (echo). A blinded cardiologist...
- So-called Innocent Systolic Murmurs. // British Medical Journal;2/1/1975, Vol. 1 Issue 5952, p229
Examines the incidence of systolic murmurs. Description of systolic mitral murmur; Causes for systolic murmurs; Comparison of systolic murmur diagnosis with cardiomyopathy.
- ÃœfÃ¼rÃ¼mlÃ¼ Ã§ocuÄŸa yaklaÅŸÄ±m. Eroğlu, Ayşe Güler // Turkish Pediatrics Archive / Turk Pediatri Arsivi;jun2009, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p48
Heart murmur is a common finding in children. Fortunately, most of these murmurs are innocent murmurs. Innocent murmurs can be detected in 70-85% of healthy children. In contrast, the incidence of congenital heart disease is 0.8% and acquired heart disease is rare in children. Therefore,...
- Murmurs, fainting, chest pain: Time for a cardiology referral? Brumund, Michael R.; Strong, William B. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Mar2002, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p155
Reviews findings in the history and physical examination of children with murmurs, chest pain and syncope that suggest an underlying cardiac abnormality. Association between murmurs and structural heart disease; Characteristics of a murmur; Most common causes of pathologic heart murmurs.
- More techniques of auscultation: General principles of murmurs. Marshall, Kenneth G. // Patient Care;2/1/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pS1
Provides information pertaining to the diagnosis of systolic and diastolic murmurs. How to determine whether a murmur s systolic or diastolic; What is the most important feature of a systolic murmur; Identification of the important causes of systolic ejection murmurs.
- Benign pediatric heart murmurs. // American Family Physician;1/1/1996, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p388
Reports that less than one percent of children with heart murmurs have congenital heart disease. Diagnosis of heart murmurs; Important historical information; Physical examination; Most common benign murmurs.
- Phono-spectrographic analysis of heart murmur in children. Anna-Leena Noponen; Sakari Lukkarinen; Anna Angerla; Raimo Sepponen // BMC Pediatrics;2007, Vol. 7, p23
Background: More than 90% of heart murmurs in children are innocent. Frequently the skills of the first examiner are not adequate to differentiate between innocent and pathological murmurs. Our goal was to evaluate the value of a simple and low-cost phonocardiographic recording and analysis...
- Evaluation and Management of Heart Murmurs in Children. FRANK, JENNIFER E.; JACOBE, KATHRYN M. // American Family Physician;10/1/2011, Vol. 84 Issue 7, p793
Heart murmurs are common in healthy infants, children, and adolescents. Although most are not pathologic, a murmur may be the sole manifestation of serious heart disease. Historical elements that suggest pathology include family history of sudden cardiac death or congenital heart disease, in...
- Acquired supravalvar type of left ventricular to right atrial communication following non-penetrating cardiac trauma caused by traffic accident. Sasaki, N.; Shimoyama, M. // Heart;Mar2003, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p341
Reports on examination of a 48-year-old woman for strong systolic heart murmur. Start of the murmur after involvement of the woman in a traffic accident; Findings of the transesophageal echocardiogram.