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Summation Gallop at 120BPM Lesson

Virtual Auscultation

patient torso with stethoscope chestpiece

patient position during auscultation
The patient's position is supine.

Lesson

With high heart rates, in this case 120 BPM, the diastolic interval is shortened. Accordingly, S3 and S4 sounds begin to merge, producing a single loud heart sound.

The cardiac animation video presents an enlarged left ventricle with decreased left ventricular contractility and a minimally enlarged left atrium.

Waveform




Heart Sounds Video

The cardiac animation shows an enlarged left ventricle with decreased left ventricular contractility and a minimally enlarged left atrium.


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