Effect on Systolic Sounds and Murmurs
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Standing; Strain Phase of Valsalva
Decreased left ventricular volume from X venous return to heart
Decreased vascular tone:
X arterial blood pressure; X peripheral vascular resistance
T prolapse of mitral valve
Click moves earlier in systole and murmur lengthens
T outflow obstruction
X blood volume ejected into aorta
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Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...