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Bella is an eight-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and about two thirds of her breed have a heart murmur - abnormal sounds that can be picked up by a stethoscope.
The change came close on the heels of murmurs of dissent among the party leaders of Telangana over Digvijay Singh's style of functioning.
Fredricks claimed that "doppler ultrasound is not as precise as the stethoscope when used by a practiced listener for identifying the source and subtle characteristics of murmurs.
Innocent" heart murmurs are more common in young people.
Many heart murmurs in dogs are not clinically significant to them initially.
Objective: The auscultation of the heart using a stethoscope is the standard examination method worldwide to screen for heart defects by identifying murmurs.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: Source of data included all neonates detected to have cardiac murmurs.
In children, murmurs often signify a hole in the heart.
Cricket is a numbers game and, after 23 years as India's most revered sportsman, the Little Master's scores have dwindled as murmurs of his vulnerability have grown," Pringle wrote in his column for the Sydney Morning Herald.
Most innocent murmurs are monitored appropriately in the primary care setting, but referral is more strongly suggested for murmurs of concern, which include holosystolic murmurs, grade 3-6 murmurs, and diastolic murmurs.
Because children have thin chest walls and very little fat under their skin, murmurs are heard very commonly in kids--much more commonly than in adults.