Heart

ANATOMY OF HEART

INTRODUCTION -The heart is a muscular pump which is  responsible for blood circulation. -It is a conical hollow muscular organ situated  between the lungs in the middle mediastinum. -It is enclosed within the pericardium. -It pumps blood to the various parts of the body to meet their nutritive requirements. -Heart is placed obliquely behind the …

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CARDIAC MURMUR

 INTRODUCTION Cardiac murmur is the abnormal  heart sound. It is also called cardiac bruit. Cardiac murmur is mainly  heard by stethoscope, along with the normal heart sounds. „ CAUSES OF MURMUR -It is produced because of change in the pattern of blood flow. -Normally,  the blood flows in streamline through the heart and blood vessels. …

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HEART SOUND

 INTRODUCTION -Heart sound are the sounds produced by the mechanical activities of heart during each cardiac cycle -Heart sounds are produced by-: 1)FLOW OF BLOOD THROUGH CARDIAC CYCLE 2)CONTRACTION OF CARDIAC CHAMBER 3)CLOSURE OF BALVES OF THE HEART   Heart sounds can be heard by placing the ear over the region of  chest or by …

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