Diagnostic test helps primary care docs rule out pathologic heart murmur in kids

Posted by on November 15, 2017 5:08 pm
Categories: health

Although heart murmur in children is usually harmless (referred to as innocent murmur), in a small number of cases it is symptomatic of cardiac disease (referred to as pathologic murmur). A new study finds that disappearance of heart murmur while standing reliably rules out pathologic heart murmurs.

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