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Synonyms for apex


highest point

Synonyms for apex

Synonyms for apex

the highest point (of something)

the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars

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At that time a loud systolic murmur was heard at the cardiac apex and an emergent transthoracic echocardiogram showed severe systolic anterior motion of mitral valve (SAM) and dynamic obstruction of the left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) with a mean pressure gradient of 64 mmHg (Figure 1).
Echocardiography showed large masses within the intraventricular cavity and cardiac apex. The second case was admitted to the Newborn Clinic with the diagnosis of cardiac mass detected at the 29th gestational week.
His cardiac apex beat was palpated in the 5th Intercostal space mid clavicular line on the right side of his chest.
The trachea was slightly shifted to the left with the cardiac apex beat far to the left.
Cardiovascular examination revealed a 3/6 systolic murmur at the cardiac apex and left basilar crepitations on auscultation of the chest.
Given the pretest probability of 16% in this study of LVSD, the positive predictive value for LVSD of JVD was 64%, S3 gallop was 77%, and displaced cardiac apex was 75%.
The physical exam with right-sided heart sounds, including a 4th heart sound and a right-sided apex with a palpable liver in the left side, and the radiogram findings with right-sided cardiac apex and gastric chamber Figure 2 confirmed our suspicion of situs inversus totalis, which was an incidental diagnosis.
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