Table 1

Examples of case scenarios for S-Vest

DiagnosisPhysical findings in S-VestHistory features
Aortic stenosisSystolic murmur at baseDizzy with exercise
Diminished S2
Palpable thrill at base
S4 gallop
Mitral regurgitationSystolic murmur at apexDyspnoea with exercise
Loud P2
Palpable thrill at apex
S3 gallop
Pericarditis with pleuritisPericardial rubPleuritic chest pain
Pleural rub on leftMild dyspnoea
Mild orthopnoea
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