The First Heart Sound (S 1 ) Chapter 7. Ara G. Tilkian, MD, FACC Instructor Patricia L. Thomas, MBA, RCIS. Outline. Components of S 1 How to recognize S 1 at Rapid Heart Rate Physiological Splitting of S 1 Differential Diagnosis S 1 as a Single Sound
Ara G. Tilkian, MD, FACC
Patricia L. Thomas, MBA, RCIS
The heart has been sectioned to reveal the mitral valve as seen from above in the left atrium. The mitral valve demonstrates the typical "fish mouth" shape with chronic,
Tilkian, Ara MD Understanding Heart Sounds and Murmurs,
Fourth Edition, W.B. Sunders Company. 2002, pp. 58-71.