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Hearing the Young Heart: A Lesson on Pediatric Murmurs

Hearing the Young Heart: A Lesson on Pediatric Murmurs

Murmurs are extremely common in patients ranging from newborn to teenage. So, when do you investigate? Pediatric cardiologist Michael Brooks clarifies how to distinguish worrisome murmurs from harmless ones, and offers a simple grading method and specific listening tips.


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August 24, 2020

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UCSF MedConnection

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Michael Brook, MD

Michael Brook, MD

Pediatric cardiologist

Dr. Michael Brook is a pediatric cardiologist whose focus is echocardiography (using ultrasound to examine the heart). He is particularly interested in transesophageal and contrast echocardiography, and in using echocardiography to assess ...

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