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Aortic stenosis

Calculated pretest probability: 6 %
Relevant inclusion criteria: Age > 65 


Clinical signs

1Systolic murmur





Sources used:

1.Iversen K et al. Effect of teaching and type of stethoscope on cardiac auscultatory performance. Am Heart J 2006;152:85.e1285.e7
2.Parras J et al. Diagnostic ability of Physical Examination in aortic Valve stenosis. Rev Argent Cardiol 2015;83:204-209
3.Faggiano P et al. Epidemiology and cardiovascular risk factors of aortic stenosis. Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2006; 4: 27