Orsi-Grocco method

Or·si-Groc·co meth·od

(ōr'sē grok'ō),
palpatory percussion of the heart.
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Orsi-Grocco method

An obsolete term for palpatory percussion of the heart.
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Pietro, Italian physician, 1857-1916.
Grocco sign - acute dilation of the heart following a muscular effort.
Grocco triangle - a triangular patch of dullness at the base of the chest near the spinal column, on the side opposite a pleural effusion. Synonym(s): paravertebral triangle
Orsi-Grocco method - see under Orsi


Francesco, Italian physician, 1828-1890.
Orsi-Grocco method - palpatory percussion of the heart.
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