apical impulse

apical impulse

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Her neck veins were a little distended and her apical impulse was displaced and diffuse.
On physical examination, his apical impulse was displaced to the left and pulmonary sounds were decreased in the left lower zone with some bronchial rales.
Pertinent physical findings were a regular pulse at 96 beats/ min; a blood pressure of 116/60 mm Hg; normal neck veins; brisk, full, symmetrical arterial pulses in the arms and legs with no radial-femoral delay; a loud and palpable second heart sound along the upper and mid left sternal border; and a small apical impulse just outside the left mid-clavicular line.
Apical impulses are shown alongside apex cardiograms.