Cardiology Secrets, 5e by Glenn N. Levine MD FACC FAHA

By Glenn N. Levine MD FACC FAHA

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In fact, commissural fusion is typically absent in aortic sclerosis. Abnormalities of the aortic root may be diffuse (such as a tortuous and dilated aorta) or localized (like a calcific spur or an atherosclerotic plaque that protrudes into the lumen, creating a turbulent bloodstream). 6. How can physical examination help differentiate functional from pathologic murmurs? There are two golden and three silver rules: & The first golden rule is to always judge (systolic) murmurs like people: by the company they keep.

Precordium—Right ventricular parasternal lift; systolic thrill at tricuspid area. Auscultation—Holosystolic murmur increasing with inspiration; other: V wave in jugular venous pulse; systolic liver pulsation. S2 S3 Expiration P2 DM S SM Atrial Septal Defect DM A2 P2 S1 Normal pulse; break parasternal life; lift over pulmonary artery; normal jugular pulse; systolic ejection murmur in pulmonic area; low pitched diastolic rumble over tricuspid area (at times); persistent wide splitting of S2. Pericarditis S1 Tachycardia; friction rub; diminished heart sounds and enlarged heart to percussion (with effusion); pulsus paradoxicus; neck vein distention, narrow pulse pressure and hypotension (with tamponade).

Fenton, MD, FCCP and Glenn N. Levine, MD, FACC, FAHA CHAPTER 4 CHEST RADIOGRAPHS 1. Describe a systematic approach to interpreting a chest radiograph (chest x-ray [CXR]) (Fig. 4-1). Common recommendations are to: 1. Begin with general characteristics such as the age, gender, size, and position of the patient. 2. Next examine the periphery of the film, including the bones, soft tissue, and pleura. Look for rib fractures, rib notching, bony metastases, shoulder dislocation, soft tissue masses, and pleural thickening.

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