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bruits

Abnormal sounds or murmurs heard with a stethoscope and usually caused by the flow of blood past some obstruction or narrowing. They may be caused by heart valve abnormalities with turbulence or regurgitation of the blood flow, or they may be heard over major arteries, such as those of the neck (carotids), narrowed by ATHEROSCLEROSIS.
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"On entend les bruits de raids et d'echanges de tirs sans pouvoir les localiser", a dit un des habitants joints par telephone, sous le couvert de l'anonymat.
Ils ont utilise des bombes eclairantes provoquant des bruits assourdissants ainsi que des armes sophistiquees.
Composer, pianist, and recent McArthur Genius Grant winner Vijay Iyer returns to Sarasota (where he has been a Hermitage Artist Retreat artist in residence and Greenfield Prize winner) to present the world premiere of his latest work, Bruits, as part of La Musica International Chamber Music Festival (running April 2-16, with lyers' work set for April 10 at the Sarasota Opera House.
La panique s'etait emparee avant-hier des employes, avocats et procureurs presents dans le complexe des tribunaux, apres avoir entendu des bruits d'explosion.
Des bruits nombreux, puissants et difficiles a distinguer ont envahi de toutes parts la vie de l'homme moderne, formant un univers acoustique qu'il n'a jamais connu.
Les bruits de l'atelier cessent quand vient le jour.
Not enough evidence exists to recommend routine screening for iliac and femoral arterial bruits.
Including information on non-imaging tests, CT and MR, contributors cover such symptoms as leg swelling with pain or edema, painful legs after walking, pulsatile groin mass after catheterization, arm swelling, hypertension and bruit, acute scrotal pain, acute pelvic pain, intra-operative ultrasound and carotid arteries with transient ischemic accidents, stroke or carotid bruits.
In four studies comparing patients with and without carotid bruits, those with the noise were more than twice as likely to have a heart attack or die from cardiovascular disease.