Summation Gallop at 120 beats per minute C31 | Auscultation #78 | Lesson with Audio

patient thorax when auscultating by stethoscope

patient position during auscultation
The patient was supine during auscultation.

Description

At a heart rate of 120 beats per minute, the diastolic period is shortened. This causes the third and fourth sound to be superimposed, creating a single loud sound. The anatomy video shows an enlarged left ventricle with decreased left ventricular contractility and a minimally enlarged left atrium.

Phonocardiogram

Anatomy

Summation Gallop at 120 beats per minute C31

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

Authors and Reviewers

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uStat: False | db:0 | cc: US | tar: False | pu:False | #upl:0 | em: | disable: False



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