Mid systolic notching of the pulmonary valve in the absence of pulmonary hypertension

William Bauman, L. Samuel Wann, Richard Childress, Arthur E. Weyman, Harvey Feigenbaum, James Dillon

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In a patient with idtopathic dilatation of the pulmonary artery the pulmonary valve echogram showed a prominent mid systolic closing motion or notching indistinguishable from that seen in pulmonary hypertension. Normal right ventricular and pulmonary arterial pressures were recorded simultaneously with echocardiograms of the pulmonary valve.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1049-1052
Number of pages4
JournalThe American journal of cardiology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1979


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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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