ANY QUESTIONSBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7063.1002 (Published 19 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1002
- Arthur Hollman
The term gallop is commonly used when a third heart sound (be it S, 3 or S4) is heard and is associated with left ventricular failure. Having recently acquired some equine knowledge it is clear that the gallop is actually in four time as each hoof strikes the ground separately whereas it is the canter which is in …
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