Summation Gallop at 120 beats per minute
Summation Gallop at 120 beats per minuteAt 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.
Auscultation Sound From Lesson
Patient Recording - Half Speed Playback
The patient's position should be supine.
Listening TipsDiastole:Shortened diastole, S3 & S4 superimposed
Summation Gallop at 120 beats per minute | #87
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