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CAROTID ARTERY PULSE

CAROTID ARTERY PULSE is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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  • Pulsus parvus: Weak upstroke due to decreased stroke volume (hypovolemia, LV failure, aortic or mitral stenosis [MS]) (Fig. 110-1)
  • Pulsus tardus: Delayed upstroke (aortic stenosis)
  • Bounding (hyperkinetic) pulse: Hyperkinetic circulation, aortic regurgitation, patent ductus arteriosus, marked vasodilation
  • Pulsus bisferiens: Double systolic pulsation (aortic regurgitation, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy)
  • Pulsus alternans: Regular alteration in pulse pressure amplitude (severe LV dysfunction)
  • Pulsus paradoxus: Exaggerated inspiratory fall (>10 mmHg) in systolic bp (pericardial tamponade, severe obstructive lung disease)
FIGURE 110-1

Carotid artery pulse patterns.

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Citation

Loscalzo, Joseph, et al., editors. "CAROTID ARTERY PULSE." Harrison's Manual of Medicine, 19th ed., McGraw Hill Inc., 2017. harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623297/all/CAROTID_ARTERY_PULSE.
CAROTID ARTERY PULSE. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, et al, eds. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. 19th ed. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623297/all/CAROTID_ARTERY_PULSE. Accessed April 21, 2019.
CAROTID ARTERY PULSE. (2017). In Loscalzo, J., Jameson, J. L., Longo, D. L., Hauser, S. L., Fauci, A. S., & Kasper, D. L. (Eds.), Harrison's Manual of Medicine. Available from https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623297/all/CAROTID_ARTERY_PULSE
CAROTID ARTERY PULSE [Internet]. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, Hauser SL, Fauci AS, Kasper DL, editors. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623297/all/CAROTID_ARTERY_PULSE.
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