Atrial flutter sounds are occasionally audible on bedside examination especially in patients with slow ventricular rates. A patient is described with audible flutter sounds and an illustrative phonocardiogram is presented. The value of careful auscultation in patients with atrial flutter is re-confirmed.
Bostic, Oswald; Duvernoy, Wolf F. C.; and Breneman, Gerald M.
"Atrial Sounds in Atrial Flutter,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 19
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