5.0 of 17 Ratings
A 69-year-old male with a history of well-controlled hypertension, diabetes, and depression presents to his primary care physician for a routine visit. He has no present complaints at this time and states that he has been compliant on all his medications. On exam, the physician appreciates a IV/VI crescendo-decrescendo systolic ejection murmur that is immediately preceded by a click and radiates into the carotids. Which of the following pressure-volume loops corresponds to this patient's condition?
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Figure A shows a pressure-volume loop for the left ventricle. Which of the following changes on the pressure-volume loop best corresponds to stroke volume?
4 => 1
1 => 2
3 => 4
2 => 3
Stroke volume can not be calculated from this diagram