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Lub Dub Murmur
Varies: The intensity of the murnur can vary depending on various patient factors, including the precise location of the defect in the wall, the size of the patient, the pressure on the right side of the heart, etc. However, a restrictive vsd will usually produce a prominent murmur. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sounds...: Classically, a vsd results in increased blood flow from left to right ventricle due to pressure differences and results in a holosystolic murmur. This means that the murmur begins with the av valves closing and ends with the aortic/pulmonic valves closing (phase known as systole). ...Read more
Diastolic murmurs: Flow occurs during ventricular diastole as the ventricles fill. Abnormal mitral/tricuspid stenosis can produce such a murmur with impaired diastolic filling, while regurgitation across the aortic/pulmonary valves can accentuate flow into ventricles also producing a murmur. ...Read more
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