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Heart click

With the advent of newer, non-invasive imaging techniques, the origin of other, so-called adventitial sounds or heart clicks has been appreciated. These are short, high-pitched sounds.

  • The atrioventricular valves of patients with mitral stenosis may open with an opening snap[1][2] on the beginning of diastole.


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