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Ejection click

MedGen UID:
548528
Concept ID:
C0277911
Finding
Synonyms: Cardiac click sound on auscultation; EC - Ejection click
SNOMED CT: EC - Ejection click (3747008); Ejection click (3747008)
 
HPO: HP:0034421

Definition

A high-pitched sound that occurs at the moment of maximal opening of the aortic or pulmonary valves. They are heard just after the first heart sound. The sounds occur in the presence of a dilated aorta or pulmonary artery or in the presence of a bicuspid or flexible stenotic aortic or pulmonary valve. Ejection clicks may also be called ejection sounds. [from HPO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVEjection click

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Gurzun MM, Ionescu A
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2014 Apr;15(4):450-5. Epub 2013 Oct 22 doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jet186. PMID: 24154849
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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Hoeting NM, McCracken CE, McConnell M, Sallee D, Iannucci GJ, Oster ME
Congenit Heart Dis 2017 Jul;12(4):417-420. Epub 2017 Mar 16 doi: 10.1111/chd.12460. PMID: 28299882
Gharehbaghi A, Dutoit T, Ask P, Sörnmo L
Med Eng Phys 2014 Apr;36(4):477-83. Epub 2014 Mar 7 doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2014.02.011. PMID: 24613501
Click RL, Spittell JA Jr, Puga FJ
Mayo Clin Proc 1988 Apr;63(4):368-72. doi: 10.1016/s0025-6196(12)64859-9. PMID: 3352320
Kavey RE
Pediatrician 1986;13(4):152-7. PMID: 3588448
Sze KC, Shah PM
Circulation 1976 Sep;54(3):504-9. doi: 10.1161/01.cir.54.3.504. PMID: 985739

Diagnosis

Glancy DL
Am J Cardiol 2017 Nov 15;120(10):1903-1904. Epub 2017 Aug 12 doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.07.104. PMID: 28912039
Hoeting NM, McCracken CE, McConnell M, Sallee D, Iannucci GJ, Oster ME
Congenit Heart Dis 2017 Jul;12(4):417-420. Epub 2017 Mar 16 doi: 10.1111/chd.12460. PMID: 28299882
Witt CM, Miranda WR, Newman DB
Heart 2016 Jul 1;102(13):1008. Epub 2016 Feb 26 doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-309131. PMID: 26919867
Gharehbaghi A, Dutoit T, Ask P, Sörnmo L
Med Eng Phys 2014 Apr;36(4):477-83. Epub 2014 Mar 7 doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2014.02.011. PMID: 24613501
Towne WD, Patel R, Cruz JB, Rathod R, Mirrer B
Chest 1980 Feb;77(2):223-6. doi: 10.1378/chest.77.2.223. PMID: 7353423

Therapy

Sze KC, Shah PM
Circulation 1976 Sep;54(3):504-9. doi: 10.1161/01.cir.54.3.504. PMID: 985739

Prognosis

Glancy DL
Am J Cardiol 2017 Nov 15;120(10):1903-1904. Epub 2017 Aug 12 doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.07.104. PMID: 28912039
Kavey RE
Pediatrician 1986;13(4):152-7. PMID: 3588448

Clinical prediction guides

Hoeting NM, McCracken CE, McConnell M, Sallee D, Iannucci GJ, Oster ME
Congenit Heart Dis 2017 Jul;12(4):417-420. Epub 2017 Mar 16 doi: 10.1111/chd.12460. PMID: 28299882
Mahnke CB, Nowalk A, Hofkosh D, Zuberbuhler JR, Law YM
Pediatrics 2004 May;113(5):1331-5. doi: 10.1542/peds.113.5.1331. PMID: 15121949
Kavey RE
Pediatrician 1986;13(4):152-7. PMID: 3588448
Towne WD, Patel R, Cruz JB, Rathod R, Mirrer B
Chest 1980 Feb;77(2):223-6. doi: 10.1378/chest.77.2.223. PMID: 7353423
PECKHAM GB, KEITH JD, EVANS JR
Can Med Assoc J 1964 Sep 19;91(12):639-43. PMID: 14201251Free PMC Article

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