Mitral Regurgitation Guide
Mitral RegurgitationThe murmur of mitral regurgitation is a mid-frequency, rectangular murmur taking up all of systole. S1 is normal. S2 is single. There is a third heart sound gallop in diastole. Both the left ventricle and the left atrium are enlarged. The murmur is caused by turbulent flow through the incompetent mitral valve leaflets into the left atrium.
Auscultation Sound From Lesson
The patient's position should be supine.
Systole: Rectangular murmur, mid-frequency
Diastole: S3 gallop
Features:Use chestpiece bell to improve S3 sound
Mitral Regurgitation - Reference