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in punta

English translation: at/over the cardiac apex

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Italian term or phrase:in punta
English translation:at/over the cardiac apex
Entered by: Dawn Montague
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23:16 Oct 23, 2006
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / cardiac exam of dialysis patient
Italian term or phrase: in punta
In a patient's medical records:

Cuore toni cardiaiic avlidi [sic: misspellings - cannot quite make this out] e ritmici 2° tono aumentato in punta.
Dawn Montague
Local time: 19:24
at the cardiac apex
Explanation:
at/over the...

The third heart sound (S3) is best heard over the
cardiac apex. This sound usually occurs very shortly
(0.14–0.17 s) after the onset of S2.
http://www.ivis.org/proceedings/aaep/1999/266.pdf
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Mihaela Petrican
Italy
Local time: 01:24
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at the cardiac apex


Explanation:
at/over the...

The third heart sound (S3) is best heard over the
cardiac apex. This sound usually occurs very shortly
(0.14–0.17 s) after the onset of S2.
http://www.ivis.org/proceedings/aaep/1999/266.pdf

Mihaela Petrican
Italy
Local time: 01:24
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Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
PRO pts in category: 1138
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