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Pulsus bisferiens

Pulsus bisferiens
Synonyms Bisferious pulse, biphasic pulse
Classification and external resources
DiseasesDB 32530

Pulsus bisferiens, also known as biphasic pulse, is a cardiac cycle with two peaks, a small one followed by a strong and broad one.[1] It is a sign of problems with the aortic valve, including aortic stenosis and aortic regurgitation, as well as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy causing subaortic stenosis.[1]


  1. ^ a b Riojas, CM; Dodge, A; Gallo, DR; White, PW (January 2016). "Aortic Dissection as a Cause of Pulsus Bisferiens: A Case Report and Review". Annals of vascular surgery. 30: 305.e1–5. doi:10.1016/j.avsg.2015.07.026. PMID 26520426.