Greek translation: Τρίτος καρδιακός τόνος (S3)

English term or phrase:S3
Greek translation:Τρίτος καρδιακός τόνος (S3)
Entered by: Katerina Kallitsi

04:06 Apr 11, 2005
English to Greek translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Cardiology
English term or phrase: S3
Aortic Insufficiency
May be acute or chronic.
Usually decrescendo diastolic murmur with or without a systolic ejection murmur heard at aortic area and along left sternal border.
Pitch may vary depending on chronicity.
Causes include aortic root dilation [Marfan's or HTN], aortic aneurysm, dissection, syphilis, inflammation of root [Ankylosing Spondylitis], rheumatic valve disease, valvular calcification, endocarditis, trauma.
Chronic and severe cases associated with wide pulse pressure, rapid and forceful carotid upstrokes with dramatic collapse (Corrigan’s pulse), Head bobbing with each systole (Demusset’s sign), prominent pulsation of skin capillaries (Quinke’s pulse), Hill’s sign (higher popliteal than brachial artery pressure), Duroziez murmur (to and fro murmur heard over the femoral artery).
***S3 or S4*** may be present.
Katerina Kallitsi
Local time: 03:36
Τρίτος καρδιακός τόνος
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Elena Petelos



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Τρίτος καρδιακός τόνος

    Reference: http://www.incardiology.gr/kardia/3atrial_systole1.htm
    Reference: http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/multimedia/heartsounds/
Elena Petelos
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:36
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Native speaker of: Greek
PRO pts in category: 28
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Φυσικά :-)
Ευχαριστώ που με ξεμπλόκαρες!

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