Aortic Regururgitation - Severe Reference Guide.
Aortic Regururgitation - SevereThis is an auscultation simulation of Aortic Regurgitation - Acute Severe taken at Erb's point. Note that S1 is decreased due to premature mitral valve closure. S2 is single and represents an increased P2. A diamond-shaped aortic flow murmur is noted in early systole. A decrescendo, high-pitched, blowing, diastolic murmur ends in mid-diastole. The EKG shows no diagnostic changes. Look at the cardiac animation. It shows normal chamber sizes and wall thicknesses. The systolic Doppler-plume in the aorta represents a flow murmur, while the diastolic left ventricular Doppler-plume represents severe aortic regurgitation.
Auscultation Sound From Lesson
The patient's position should be supine.
Listening TipsS1: Diminished
Systole: Crescendo-decrescendo, high pitched murmur
Diastole: Crescendo-decrescendo, high pitched murmur
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