Diastolic Murmurs

Mitral Stenosis - Severe - anatomy

torso with stethoscope chestpiece
stethoscope chestpiece
Maneuver:Supine left side down
Chestpiece Position:Mitral
Diastolic Murmurs: Mitral Stenosis - Severe
Review the animation and observe the turbulent blood flow from the left atrium into the left ventricle. You can see the severely thickened mitral valve leaflets and the markedly enlarged left atrium. The excursion of the mitral valve leaflets is severely reduced.

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