heart auscultation

Summary

Summary: Act of listening for sounds within the heart.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Clinical auscultation skills in pediatric residents
    P R Gaskin
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Pediatrics 105:1184-7. 2000
  2. ncbi Mastering cardiac murmurs: the power of repetition
    Michael J Barrett
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, Travis Air Force Base Hospital, Fairfield, CA, USA
    Chest 126:470-5. 2004
  3. pmc Heart murmurs recorded by a sensor based electronic stethoscope and e-mailed for remote assessment
    L B Dahl
    Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital of Tromsø, Norway
    Arch Dis Child 87:297-301; discussion 297-301. 2002
  4. ncbi Cardiac auscultation: a glorious past--and it does have a future!
    Morton E Tavel
    Indiana Heart Institute, The Care Group, Inc, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Circulation 113:1255-9. 2006
  5. doi The impact of computer-assisted auscultation on physician referrals of asymptomatic patients with heart murmurs
    Raymond L Watrous
    Zargis Medical Corporation, 2 Research Way, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Clin Cardiol 31:79-83. 2008
  6. ncbi Practical cardiac auscultation
    Daniel M Shindler
    Department of Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 30:166-80. 2007
  7. pmc Computer-assisted detection of systolic murmurs associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a pilot study
    Raymond L Watrous
    Zargis Medical Corporation, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 31:368-75. 2004
  8. doi Autonomous auscultation of the human heart employing a precordial electro-phonocardiogram and ensemble empirical mode decomposition
    J S F Botha
    Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602, South Africa
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 33:171-83. 2010
  9. doi Development of a pediatric cardiac computer aided auscultation decision support system
    Eugene Pretorius
    Diacoustic Medical Devices, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:6078-82. 2010
  10. doi Automated heartsound analysis/computer-aided auscultation: a cardiologist's perspective and suggestions for future development
    C Mahnke
    Tripler Army Medical Center, Pediatric Department Cardiology, 1 Jarrett White Rd, Honolulu, HI 96859, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:3115-8. 2009

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  1. ncbi Clinical auscultation skills in pediatric residents
    P R Gaskin
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Pediatrics 105:1184-7. 2000
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the level of clinical auscultation skills in pediatric residents at Duke University Medical Center...
  2. ncbi Mastering cardiac murmurs: the power of repetition
    Michael J Barrett
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, Travis Air Force Base Hospital, Fairfield, CA, USA
    Chest 126:470-5. 2004
    ..The ability of medical students to recognize heart murmurs is poor (20%), and does not improve with subsequent years of training. A teaching method to improve this skill would be useful...
  3. pmc Heart murmurs recorded by a sensor based electronic stethoscope and e-mailed for remote assessment
    L B Dahl
    Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital of Tromsø, Norway
    Arch Dis Child 87:297-301; discussion 297-301. 2002
    ..A new service for remote auscultation (telemedicine) of heart murmurs in children was established where heart sounds and short texts were sent as an attachment to e-mails...
  4. ncbi Cardiac auscultation: a glorious past--and it does have a future!
    Morton E Tavel
    Indiana Heart Institute, The Care Group, Inc, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Circulation 113:1255-9. 2006
    ..In addition to their clinical value, these methods provide a critical vehicle for the teaching of cardiac auscultation, a method that can and should be preserved for future generations...
  5. doi The impact of computer-assisted auscultation on physician referrals of asymptomatic patients with heart murmurs
    Raymond L Watrous
    Zargis Medical Corporation, 2 Research Way, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Clin Cardiol 31:79-83. 2008
    ..As many as 50-70% of asymptomatic children referred for specialist evaluation or echocardiography because of a murmur have no heart disease...
  6. ncbi Practical cardiac auscultation
    Daniel M Shindler
    Department of Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 30:166-80. 2007
    ..The clinical sections attempt to go beyond what is available in standard textbooks by providing information and stethoscope techniques that are valuable and useful at the bedside...
  7. pmc Computer-assisted detection of systolic murmurs associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a pilot study
    Raymond L Watrous
    Zargis Medical Corporation, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 31:368-75. 2004
    ....
  8. doi Autonomous auscultation of the human heart employing a precordial electro-phonocardiogram and ensemble empirical mode decomposition
    J S F Botha
    Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602, South Africa
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 33:171-83. 2010
    ....
  9. doi Development of a pediatric cardiac computer aided auscultation decision support system
    Eugene Pretorius
    Diacoustic Medical Devices, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:6078-82. 2010
    ..A specificity of 94% and a sensitivity of 91% were achieved using novel signal processing techniques and an ensemble of neural networks as classifier...
  10. doi Automated heartsound analysis/computer-aided auscultation: a cardiologist's perspective and suggestions for future development
    C Mahnke
    Tripler Army Medical Center, Pediatric Department Cardiology, 1 Jarrett White Rd, Honolulu, HI 96859, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:3115-8. 2009
    ..A cardiologist's suggestions for CAA system design and algorithmic development are provided...
  11. pmc Cardiac auscultation training of medical students: a comparison of electronic sensor-based and acoustic stethoscopes
    Henning Høyte
    University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Educ 5:14. 2005
    ..To determine whether the use of an electronic, sensor based stethoscope affects the cardiac auscultation skills of undergraduate medical students...
  12. ncbi Teaching cardiac auscultation: effectiveness of a patient-centered teaching conference on improving cardiac auscultatory skills
    S Kimara March
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:1443-8. 2005
    ....
  13. pmc A novel multimedia tool to improve bedside teaching of cardiac auscultation
    A Woywodt
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Postgrad Med J 80:355-7. 2004
    ..Amalgamating traditional phonocardiography with a multimedia approach, this system represents a novel tool for bedside teaching of cardiac auscultation...
  14. ncbi Teaching cardiac auscultation using simulated heart sounds and small-group discussion
    J A Horiszny
    Northwestern University St Joseph Hospital Family Practice Residency, Chicago, USA
    Fam Med 33:39-44. 2001
    ..Practice and review with cardiology patient simulators and prerecorded heart sounds has been shown to increase the accuracy of diagnosis by medical students and residents...
  15. ncbi Auscultation in mild mitral regurgitation in dogs: observer variation, effects of physical maneuvers, and agreement with color Doppler echocardiography and phonocardiography
    H D Pedersen
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Vet Intern Med 13:56-64. 1999
    ..Auscultatory findings in mild regurgitation appear to depend on observer experience, circulatory status, and how difficult the dog is to auscultate...
  16. pmc Diastolic time - frequency relation in the stress echo lab: filling timing and flow at different heart rates
    Tonino Bombardini
    Department of Echocardiography, Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Council of Research, Pisa, Italy
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 6:15. 2008
    ..A cutaneous force-frequency relation recording system based on first heart sound amplitude vibrations has been recently validated. Second heart sound can be simultaneously recorded in order to quantify both systole and diastole duration...
  17. ncbi A classifier based on the artificial neural network approach for cardiologic auscultation in pediatrics
    Sanjay R Bhatikar
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, CB 427, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Artif Intell Med 33:251-60. 2005
    ..Thus, for patients being evaluated with a heart murmur, developing a more accurate screening device is vital to efforts in reducing health care costs...
  18. ncbi Automated pediatric cardiac auscultation
    Jacques P de Vos
    Department Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:244-52. 2007
    ..5%, respectively, when tested with the Jack-knife method. Statistical analysis of the input to the final sigmoid function shows that a better than 99% sensitivity and specificity can be achieved if sufficient training data are available...
  19. ncbi Application of the matching pursuit method in a fetal phonocardiographic telemedicine system
    Cs Horvath
    Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:1892-5. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi Detection of the third heart sound using a tailored wavelet approach: method verification
    P Hult
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Linkopings Universitet, Linkoping, Sweden
    Med Biol Eng Comput 43:212-7. 2005
    ..In study 2, the wavelet-detection method identified 87% of the patients using the third heart sound, and regular phonocardiography identified two (25%) of the subjects...
  21. ncbi [Long term prognosis in relation to the presence of systolic heart murmurs in healthy middle-aged men]
    Geeta Gulati
    Institutt for klinisk epidemiologi, Akershus universitetssykehus, 1478 Lørenskog
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:1157-8. 2005
    The long-term prognostic value of systolic murmurs revealed by heart auscultation has previously not been published...
  22. ncbi Usefulness of a new sound spectral averaging technique to distinguish an innocent systolic murmur from that of aortic stenosis
    Morton E Tavel
    The Indiana Heart Institute, Care Group, Inc, and St Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:902-4. 2005
    ..This method provides for rapid characterization of innocent murmurs, a means for comparison with other murmurs, and transmission of acoustic data to distant sites...
  23. ncbi Physical determinants of systolic murmur intensity in aortic stenosis
    Rafael Kuperstein
    Heart Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 95:774-6. 2005
    ..Loudness of murmur in aortic stenosis correlated best with peak momentum transfer--and thus with body size--so that loud murmurs predict severe disease less reliably in larger patients...
  24. ncbi Heart murmurs
    Victor Menashe
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Pediatr Rev 28:e19-22. 2007
  25. ncbi Heart murmur and anaemia in the pediatric population
    Senka Mesihović-Dinarević
    Paediatric Clinic, Clinical Centre University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Medicine University of Sarajevo, Bolnicka 25, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Bosn J Basic Med Sci 5:39-45. 2005
    ..Innocent murmurs in children with sideropenic anaemia occur as its consequence. After adequately conducted iron therapy, i.e. cured anaemia, heart murmurs were not auscultated...
  26. ncbi Computerized heart sounds analysis
    S M Debbal
    Department of Electronics, Faculty of Science Engineering, University A B Belkaid Tlemcen, BP 119, Tlemcen 13000, Algeria
    Comput Biol Med 38:263-80. 2008
    ..The studied techniques (FT, STFT, WD, CWT, DWT and PWT) of analysis can thus be regarded as complementary in the TF analysis of the PCG signal; each will relate to a part distinct from the analysis in question...
  27. ncbi Innocent murmurs
    Thomas Biancaniello
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, School of Medicine, State University of New York Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8111, USA
    Circulation 111:e20-2. 2005
  28. ncbi A computer-aided MFCC-based HMM system for automatic auscultation
    Sunita Chauhan
    School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798, Singapore
    Comput Biol Med 38:221-33. 2008
    ..7% for continuous murmurs, 96.25% for systolic murmurs and 90% for diastolic murmurs by a probabilistic comparison approach. This implies a high potential for the system as a diagnostic aid for primary health-care sectors...
  29. ncbi A framework for the analysis of acoustical cardiac signals
    Zeeshan Syed
    Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:651-62. 2007
    ..Researchers may also employ the comprehensive processing provided by our framework to develop more powerful, fully automated auscultation applications...
  30. ncbi A systolic murmur is a common presentation of aortic regurgitation detected by echocardiography
    Paul A Heidenreich
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, California 94304, USA
    Clin Cardiol 27:502-6. 2004
    ..The finding of aortic regurgitation at a classical examination is a diastolic murmur...
  31. ncbi Assessing children's heart sounds at a distance with digital recordings
    John P Finley
    IWK Children s Heart Centre, 5850 5950 University Ave, Halifax, NS, Canada B3K6R8
    Pediatrics 118:2322-5. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess whether computer-stored digital sound recordings can be used to distinguish innocent from pathologic systolic murmurs...
  32. ncbi [The art of cardiac auscultation]
    H S Fuessl
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:27-30. 2007
    ..Clinically significant sounds and therefore requiring further clarification must be filtered out from the many innocent heart murmurs. This is possible only with time, patience and constant practice...
  33. ncbi [Heart Murmurs--what must the family physician know?]
    R Pfister
    Medizinische Klinik III, Universitat zu Koln
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:40-4; quiz 45. 2007
    ..Factors to be considered in the evaluation of murmurs are loudness, phase of the cycle (systole/diastole), localization, character and radiation of the sound and also the state of health, age and sex of the patient...
  34. ncbi Detection of cardiac pathology: time intervals and spectral analysis
    Milad El-Segaier
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Paediatric Cardiology, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 96:1036-42. 2007
    ..To develop an objective diagnostic method that facilitates detection of noncyanotic congenital heart diseases...
  35. ncbi Effect of teaching and type of stethoscope on cardiac auscultatory performance
    Kasper Iversen
    Clinic of Cardiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Am Heart J 152:85.e1-7. 2006
    ..Auscultation of the heart is a routine procedure. It is not known whether auscultatory skills can be improved by teaching or with the use of an advanced stethoscope...
  36. ncbi [Heart murmur and echocardiographic findings in 2,907 non-selected patients admitted to hospital]
    Kasper Karmark Iversen
    Amager Hospital, Kardiologisk Klinik B, H S Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:2551-4. 2006
    Since the introduction and increased availability of echocardiography, the importance of heart auscultation in diagnosing valvular heart disease has been reduced...
  37. ncbi Automated diagnosis of heart disease in patients with heart murmurs: application of a neural network technique
    K Higuchi
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Tokyo, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Med Eng Technol 30:61-8. 2006
    ..Accurate diagnoses can frequently be obtained using a neural network, but accuracy can be improved with further data accumulation...
  38. ncbi Auscultatory bedside tests for thoracic aortic disease
    Hutan Ashrafian
    Int J Cardiol 108:111. 2006
    ..We report a new test and protocol for differentiating aortic root and descending aortic disease by adding auscultation over the back as part of the cardiovascular examination...
  39. ncbi Detection of heart murmurs using wavelet analysis and artificial neural networks
    Nicholas Andrisevic
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN 55812, USA
    J Biomech Eng 127:899-904. 2005
    ..Initial testing revealed the intelligent diagnostic system can differentiate between normal healthy heart sounds and abnormal heart sounds (e.g., murmurs), with a specificity of 70.5% and a sensitivity of 64.7%...
  40. ncbi Pre-operative detection of valvular heart disease by anaesthetists
    W A Van Klei
    University Medical Centre Utrecht, Department Peri operative Care and Emergency Medicine, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Anaesthesia 61:127-32. 2006
    ..Pre-operative cardiac auscultation seems only reasonable in patients aged 40 years or older. Subsequent echocardiography in these selected patients is necessary...
  41. ncbi Software enhanced learning of cardiac auscultation
    Zeeshan Syed
    Massachusetts Inst of Technol, Boston, MA, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:6105-8. 2006
    ..The use of digital signal processing techniques makes pathological findings more recognizable in both audio and visual representations. This reduces dependence on the ability of people to hear relevant information...
  42. ncbi Echocardiographic study on the origin of the innocent flow murmurs
    A Celebi
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Dr Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:19-24. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi [Echocardiographic findings in children with "innocent" murmur]
    Cora Firpo
    Trabalho realizado no setor de Cardiologia Pediátrica do Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul Fundação Universitária de Cardiologia, Porto Alegre, RS
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 52:261-4. 2006
    ..To access the frequency of abnormal echocardiographic findings in patients with diagnosis of innocent murmur...
  44. ncbi Detection and adaptive cancellation of heart sound interference in tracheal sounds
    Sandra Cortes
    Dept ESAII, UPC, Barcelona, Spain
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:2860-3. 2006
    ..This kind of filter could facilitate the analysis and a better interpretation of the respiratory sound during spontaneous ventilation...
  45. ncbi Diagnosing aortic valve stenosis by correlation analysis of wavelet filtered heart sounds
    J Herold
    Department of Medical Engineering, University of Applied Sciences, Jena, Germany
    Med Biol Eng Comput 43:451-6. 2005
    ..The wavelet and correlation-based heart sound analysis system should be useful to general practitioners for low-cost, easy-to-use automatic diagnosis of aortic valve stenoses...
  46. ncbi Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of heart sound reduction from lung sound recordings
    January Gnitecki
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V6, Canada
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 52:1788-92. 2005
    ..Novel processes for quantitative and qualitative evaluation of any method for HS reduction from LS have also been proposed...
  47. ncbi Nonlinear analysis of heart murmurs using wavelet-based higher-order spectral parameters
    Styliani A Taplidou
    Dept of Electr and Comput Eng, Aristotle Univ of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:4502-5. 2006
    ..The analysis results justified the efficient performance of this combinatory approach to reveal and quantify the evolution of heart murmurs nonlinearities with time...
  48. ncbi Appreciation of precordial cardiac murmur on examination relative to knowledge of valvular heart disease
    Cindy A Codispoti
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas 78234, USA
    Cardiol Rev 13:147-51. 2005
    ..Our study sought to determine if documentation of valvular heart disease on echocardiography resulted in an increased appreciation and documentation of precordial murmur...
  49. ncbi [Cardiac murmurs in children]
    Jean René Lusson
    CHU hôpital G Montpied, 63003 Clermont Ferrand 01
    Rev Prat 54:885-8; quiz 884. 2004
  50. ncbi [A 76-year-old man with a murmur after myocardial infarction]
    Alexander Wahba
    St Elisabeth Klinikk for hjerte og lungekirurgi, St Olavs Hospital, Hans Nissensgate 3, 7018 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:46-8. 2008
    ..The present case underscores the importance of cardiac auscultation in patients with suspected myocardial infarction before angiography or primary coronary intervention is performed...
  51. ncbi [Is transmission of heart murmurs via e-mail cost saving?]
    Trine S Bergmo
    Nasjonalt senter for telemedisin, Postboks 35, 9038 Tromsø
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:785-7. 2004
    ..41 clinics in the North Norway healt region have invested in equipment that makes pre-recorded sound referrals possible. This study analyses whether this investment is a cost-saving technology or not...
  52. ncbi Angiographic demonstration of spontaneous occlusion of systemic arterial supply in pulmonary sequestration
    Z Lababidi
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital, Columbia, MO, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 24:406-8. 2003
    ..Repeat catheterization and aortography, performed to evaluate complaints of chest pain at age 13 years, showed no flow through the previously demonstrated systemic arterial supply from the aorta...
  53. pmc A relative value method for measuring and evaluating cardiac reserve
    Shouzhong Xiao
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400044, China
    Biomed Eng Online 1:6. 2002
    ..However, we were able to devise some indicators with relative values for evaluating cardiac function...
  54. pmc Echocardiography or auscultation? How to evaluate systolic murmurs
    Clarence Shub
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Can Fam Physician 49:163-7. 2003
    ..To compare cardiac physical examination with echocardiography for evaluating systolic murmurs...
  55. ncbi The diagnosis of heart disease by clinical assessment alone
    Michael A Chizner
    The Heart Center of Excellence, North Broward Hospital District, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
    Dis Mon 48:7-98. 2002
  56. ncbi Causes of false-negative auscultation of regurgitant lesions: a Doppler echocardiographic study of 294 patients
    E L Kinney
    Cardiology Division, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida
    J Gen Intern Med 3:429-34. 1988
    ..This study suggests that there is a high prevalence of "silent" murmurs, and that not hearing a regurgitant murmur does not suffice to rule out the presence of regurgitation...
  57. ncbi An assessment of the terminology used by diplomates and students to describe the character of equine mitral and aortic valve regurgitant murmurs: correlations with the physical properties of the sounds
    Jonathan M Naylor
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Vet Intern Med 17:332-6. 2003
    ..Effective communication could be enhanced by playing examples of reference sounds when these terms are taught so that nomenclature is used more uniformly...
  58. doi Heart murmur and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide as predictors of death in 2977 consecutive hospitalized patients
    Kasper Iversen
    Department of Cardiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Med Sci 335:444-50. 2008
    ..We wanted to test whether murmur predicts mortality in unselected patients admitted to the hospital and whether NT-pro-BNP is capable of distinguishing between innocent and significant murmurs...
  59. ncbi Generalized blind delayed source separation model for online non-invasive twin-fetal sound separation: a phantom study
    Vivek Nigam
    Ikoa, Inc, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA
    J Med Syst 32:123-35. 2008
    ..The performance of the algorithm is verified through simulation results and on experimental data obtained from a phantom that is used to simulate a twin pregnancy...
  60. ncbi Approach to a child with a heart murmur
    Banani Poddar
    Department of Pediatrics, Govt Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:63-6. 2004
    ..Pediatricians are capable of differentiating one from the other, provided a detailed evaluation is done. This article outlines the salient features of innocent murmurs that help us recognize them clinically...
  61. ncbi Comparison of two educational interventions on pediatric resident auscultation skills
    C Becket Mahnke
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1331-5. 2004
    ..Multiple cross-sectional physician surveys have documented poor cardiac auscultation skills. We evaluated the impact of 2 different educational interventions on pediatric resident auscultation skills...
  62. pmc Teaching cardiac auscultation to trainees in internal medicine and family practice: does it work?
    B Favrat
    Division of Cardiology and Outpatient Clinic, University Hospital of Lausanne Switzerland
    BMC Med Educ 4:5. 2004
    ..2) To evaluate the impact of a five-month bedside cardiac auscultation training program...
  63. doi Evaluation of a screening protocol using auscultation and portable echocardiography to detect asymptomatic rheumatic heart disease in Tongan schoolchildren
    Jonathan R Carapetis
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:411-7. 2008
    ..Screening can detect cases earlier, but there are no screening guidelines...
  64. ncbi [Stethoscopy of the heart]
    Brian Bridal Løgstrup
    Sygehus Fyn Svendborg, Medicinsk afdeling, Svendborg
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:2788-90. 2008
  65. pmc A decision tree--based method for the differential diagnosis of Aortic Stenosis from Mitral Regurgitation using heart sounds
    Sotiris A Pavlopoulos
    National Technical University of Athens, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, Iroon Polytexniou Zografou 15773, Athens, Greece
    Biomed Eng Online 3:21. 2004
    ..echocardiography, color Doppler, CT, and MRI provide more direct and accurate evidence of heart disease than heart auscultation. However, these modalities are costly, large in size and operationally complex and therefore are not ..
  66. doi Infective endocarditis due to Haemophilus aphrophilus: a case report
    Ricardo M Pereira
    Enfermaria de Pediatria, Hospital de Clinicas, Universidade de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 84:178-80. 2008
    ..To report the case of a child with infective endocarditis caused by Haemophilus aphrophilus...
  67. ncbi [Severe hemodynamic instability during the use of isoflurane in a patient with idiopathic scoliosis: case report.]
    Adriano Bechara de Souza Hobaika
    Santa Casa de Belo Horizonte
    Rev Bras Anestesiol 57:177-81. 2007
    ..The objective of this report was to present a case of severe hemodynamic instability in a patient with idiopathic scoliosis...
  68. pmc Clinical and biochemical changes in 53 Swedish dogs bitten by the European adder--Vipera berus
    Jessica Berger Lervik
    Södra Animal Hospital, Månskärsvägen 13, S 141 75 Kungens Kurva, Sweden
    Acta Vet Scand 52:26. 2010
    ..This prospective study investigated clinical signs, some biochemical parameters, treatment, and progress of disease after snakebite in 53 dogs. Effects of treatment with and without glucocorticoids were evaluated...
  69. ncbi Clinical presentation of left atrial cardiac myxoma. A series of 112 consecutive cases
    L Pinede
    Department of Internal Medicine, Edouard Herriot Hospital, 69437 Lyons, France
    Medicine (Baltimore) 80:159-72. 2001
    ..The recurrence rate is low (5%), but long-term follow-up and serial echocardiography are advisable especially for young patients...
  70. ncbi Subclinical rheumatic valvitis: a long-term follow-up
    Cristina Costa Duarte Lanna
    Division of Paediatric Cardiology, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital das Clinicas, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Cardiol Young 13:431-8. 2003
    ....
  71. ncbi [Subclinical carditis during an initial attack of acute rheumatic fever: contribution of colored Doppler echocardiography and therapeutic advantages]
    G Chehab
    Departement de Cardiologie, Université Libanaise, Faculté des Sciences médicales, Dekwaneh Beyrouth, Liban
    J Med Liban 49:311-5. 2001
    ..To determine and to evaluate valvular involvement, in particular subclinical, as confirmed by colored Doppler echocardiography (CDE) during an initial attack of acute rheumatic fever (ARF). Means of diagnosis and therapeutic implications...
  72. ncbi Contrast echocardiography in Boxer dogs with and without aortic stenosis
    Katja Hoglund
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Vet Cardiol 9:15-24. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether contrast echocardiography could enhance the subcostal Doppler signal for aortic flow measurements and achieve myocardial opacification, in Boxer dogs with and without AS...
  73. ncbi [Rheumatic heart disease in schoolchildren in Brazzaville]
    G Kimbally-Kaky
    Service de cardiologie et médecine interne, CHU de Brazzaville, Congo
    Med Trop (Mars) 68:603-5. 2008
    ..Compliance with prophylactic treatment using benzathyn penicillin was 75% after one month of follow-up and 37.5% after three months...
  74. doi Use of multimedia on the step 1 and step 2 clinical knowledge components of USMLE: a controlled trial of the impact on item characteristics
    Kathleen Z Holtzman
    National Board of Examiners, 3750 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Acad Med 84:S90-3. 2009
    ..This study investigated the impact of presenting cardiac auscultation findings in multimedia versus text format on item characteristics...
  75. ncbi [Echocardiography is necessary to confirm the presence and severity of valvular heart disease]
    Teruyoshi Kume
    Department of Cardiology, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 60:647-52. 2007
    ..measures of severity of aortic regurgitation are helpful, using the rate of decline in regurgitant gradient measured by the slope of diastolic flow velocity, or using the degree of reversal in pulse wave velocity in the descending aorta..
  76. ncbi Sudden death in athletes: an update
    L G Futterman
    School of Medicine, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Florida, USA
    Sports Med 26:335-50. 1998
    ..Until reliable methods can accurately identify those athletes at risk for SCD, broad recommendations are available to help guide the management and participation in sports of athletes with cardiovascular disease...
  77. doi Simultaneous thromboses of double coronary arteries in a young male with antithrombin III deficiency
    Chung Ming Tu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Song Shan Armed Forces General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Am J Emerg Med 27:1169.e3-6. 2009
    ....
  78. ncbi Mitral valve prolapse in Cavalier King Charles spaniel: a review and case study
    Changbaig Hyun
    Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, 384 Victoria St Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    J Vet Sci 6:67-73. 2005
    ..The dog was then released and is being medicated with angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor with regular follow-up...
  79. ncbi Incorporating simulation technology in a canadian internal medicine specialty examination: a descriptive report
    Rose Hatala
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Acad Med 80:554-6. 2005
    ..Combining an SP with simulation technology may be one approach to the assessment of clinical competence in high-stakes testing situations...
  80. ncbi Rigid spine syndrome: a noninvasive cardiac evaluation
    Joerg Patrick Stübgen
    Department of Neurology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Pediatr Cardiol 29:45-9. 2008
    ..b>Heart auscultation was abnormal in five patients. Creatine kinase MB fraction was normal in all patients...
  81. pmc Reversion of left ventricular systolic dysfunction and abnormal stress test: by catheter ablation, in a patient with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome from Para-Hisian Kent bundle
    Chung Ming Tu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Song Shan Armed Forces General Hospital, Taipei 105, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Tex Heart Inst J 37:483-5. 2010
    ..Physicians who are armed with this knowledge can avoid performing coronary angiography unnecessarily. Catheter ablation can reverse the dyssynchrony of the ventricle and improve the patient's symptoms...
  82. ncbi Role of history and physical examination in preoperative evaluation
    W A Van Klei
    University Medical Centre Utrecht, Department of Perioperative Care and Emergency Medicine, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 20:612-8. 2003
    ....
  83. doi Low occurrence of ischemic heart disease among Inuit around 1963 suggested from ECG among 1851 East Greenland Inuit
    Marie Kjaergaard
    Department of Internal Medicine, Queen Ingrids Hospital, Nuuk, Greenland
    Atherosclerosis 203:599-603. 2009
    ..The cardiovascular risk profile among Inuit has changed over the past four decades with the introduction of a western life style. An unaltered prevalence of coronary heart disease has been proposed, but no pre-westernisation data exist...
  84. ncbi [Cor triatriatum sinister in a 19-year-old patient]
    Serdar Sevimli
    Department of Cardiology, Medicine Faculty of Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 36:259-62. 2008
    ..The patient was submitted to surgical correction...
  85. ncbi A case of long-term sildenafil therapy in a young dog with pulmonary hypertension
    Yumiko Toyoshima
    Toyoshima Animal Hospital, Aichi, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 69:1073-5. 2007
    ..Follow-up after therapy for 4 years revealed that treatment with oral sildenafil only continued to provide the dog with an excellent quality of life, without any side effects...
  86. doi Atrial fibrillation in Mediterranean spotted fever
    Claudia Colomba
    Dipartimento di Scienze per la Promozione della Salute, Sezione di Malattie Infettive, Universita di Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, Palermo, Italy
    J Med Microbiol 57:1424-6. 2008
    ..Our patient was previously healthy and had no reported history of cardiac disease. This suggests that heart function should be monitored in MSF patients even in the absence of underlying risk factors...
  87. ncbi School screening in remote aboriginal communities--results of an evaluation
    B Paterson
    Territory Health Services, Northern Territory, Casuarina
    Aust N Z J Public Health 22:685-9. 1998
    ..screening, urinalysis was abnormal in 19%, 3% failed visual acuity and 6% were considered to have abnormal heart auscultation. Many of the major health problems did not meet the recommended criteria for screening programs and others ..
  88. ncbi An unusual cause of atrial fibrillation: exposure to insecticides
    Hakan Topacoglu
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Inciralti, Izmir, Turkey
    Am J Ind Med 50:48-9. 2007
    ..Although there are many well-known cardiac results of insecticide poisoning, atrial fibrillation (AF) has not been reported as the result of insecticide intoxication...
  89. doi Aetiology and outcome in 90 cats presenting with dyspnoea in a referral population
    S Swift
    University of Liverpool Small Animal Teaching Hospital, Wirral
    J Small Anim Pract 50:466-73. 2009
    ..Dyspnoeic cats often have significant underlying disease. Underlying aetiologies in cats that presented with dyspnoea were reviewed, and associations with patient signalment and outcome were investigated...
  90. doi A prospective study of systolic ejection murmurs and left ventricular outflow tract in boxers
    K Hoglund
    Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Small Anim Pract 52:11-7. 2011
    ..To investigate the prevalence and progression of murmurs and the development of the left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) and flow velocities in the great arteries in boxer puppies through adolescence until three years of age...
  91. ncbi Congenital heart diseases in the newborn: from the pediatrician's request to the cardiologist's evaluation
    Ivan Romero Rivera
    Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Maceio, AL, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 89:6-10. 2007
    ..To analyze the importance of symptoms as a reason for referral to pediatric cardiologists in the diagnosis of congenital heart diseases (CHD) in the newborn (NB)...
  92. ncbi The athletic preparticipation evaluation: cardiovascular assessment
    Elizabeth A Giese
    Buedingen Army Health Clinic, Buedingen, Germany
    Am Fam Physician 75:1008-14. 2007
    ..Athletes with "red flag" signs or symptoms may need activity restriction, special testing, and referral if the diagnosis is unclear...
  93. doi Aubrey Leatham and the introduction of cardiac pacing to the UK
    A John Camm
    British Heart Foundation Professor of Clinical Cardiology, St George s Hospital and University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Europace 12:1356-9. 2010
    ..The nickel-cadmium 'accumulator', which powered the pacemaker, had to be recharged once a week...
  94. pmc Simulation-based mastery learning improves cardiac auscultation skills in medical students
    John Butter
    Augusta Webster, MD Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:780-5. 2010
    ..Cardiac auscultation is a core clinical skill. However, prior studies show that trainee skills are often deficient and that clinical experience is not a proxy for competence...
  95. ncbi Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome leading to massive pulmonary embolism and sudden death
    Fuat Gundogdu
    Department of Cardiology, Medicine Faculty of Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 36:467-9. 2008
    ..A diagnosis of massive pulmonary embolism was considered. During preparation for emergency operation, the patient developed cardiovascular collapse, which did not respond to cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
  96. ncbi [A 78-year-old man with unruptured aneurysm of Valsalva found accidentally by syncope during straining]
    Megumi Horiguchi
    Division of Cardiology, Uwajima City Hospital
    Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 46:259-63. 2009
    ..Because of his low activity of daily living owing to old cerebral infarction, we managed the patient conservatively...
  97. ncbi 'Giant fleshy leaflet myxoma'
    Ali Reza Moaref
    Cardiology Department, Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Zand Avenue, P O Box 71435 1414, Shiraz, Iran
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:171-2. 2008
    ..The mass was excised and mitral valve was repaired. Histology was diagnostic for myxoma. Six months clinical and echocardiographic follow-up was normal and did not show any recurrence of tumor...
  98. pmc Unusual course of infective endocarditis: acute renal failure progressing to chronic renal failure
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep University, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:651-4. 2006
    ..Although treated with antibiotics combined with surgery, renal functions were deteriorated and progressed to chronic renal failure...
  99. pmc Ventricular septal defects in cattle: a retrospective study of 25 cases
    Sébastien Buczinski
    Departement des Sciences Cliniques, Faculte de Medecine Veterinaire, Universite de Montreal, 3200 Sicotte C P 5000, Saint Hyacinthe, Quebec
    Can Vet J 47:246-52. 2006
    ..Inadequate reproductive performance was owners' most common complaint (4 of 6 heifers)...
  100. ncbi [Congenital malformations of the tricuspid valve in domestic carnivores: a retrospective study of 50 cases]
    V Chetboul
    Unité de Cardiologie d Alfort, Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d Alfort, Maisons Alfort, France
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 146:265-75. 2004
    ..Last, the prognosis of RAVM was worsened by atrial fibrillation and right-sided heart failure...
  101. ncbi Patients' desires and expectations for medical care: a challenge to improving patient satisfaction
    J K Zemencuk
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Field Program, MI 48113 0170, USA
    Am J Med Qual 14:21-7. 1999
    ..Desire ranged from 33% for a blood test to check for anemia to 80% for heart auscultation. Desire for specialty referral for hypothetical scenarios averaged 71% and 61% among VA Medical Center ..

Research Grants20

  1. External Counterpulsation in Acute Coronary Syndrome
    Andrew Michaels; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. MATURATION, HYPOXIA AND AFFERENT FEEDBACK ON RESPIRATION
    Metin Akay; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This will be applied to piglets at advancing postnatal ages during eupnea, before and after vagotomy, hypercapnia and hypoxic gasping, in the presence and absence of chemodenervation. ..
  3. Doppler characterization of embryonic mouse circulation
    Colin Phoon; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Clinical Measures to Lower Genital Tract Trauma at Birth
    Leah Albers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  5. Third International Neural Engineering Conference 2007
    Metin Akay; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We strongly believe that the neural engineering conference further stimulates neural engineering research and education among neuroscientists, chemists, engineers, computer scientists and mathematicians. ..
  6. Improved Acoustic Detection of Coronary Blockages
    John Semmlow; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Specifically, a successful outcome of Phase I will be the ability to detect blockages of 30% to 85% with a sensitivity greater than > 90 % and a specificity greater than 80% in a retrospective data analysis. ..