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What does it mean if a patients apical and radial pulses are very different?
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Dr. William Wright
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Arrhythmia
This is known as a pulse deficit.
Some of the heart beats are not being transmitted to the peripherery, i.E radial pulse. Common causes are atrial fibrillation or premature ventricular contractions (pvcs).

In brief: Arrhythmia
This is known as a pulse deficit.
Some of the heart beats are not being transmitted to the peripherery, i.E radial pulse. Common causes are atrial fibrillation or premature ventricular contractions (pvcs).
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