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26 Jul 2016 - General
Toilet Paper My Ass
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Is it not easier to remember the 4 words? Tricuspid is call tricusid because there are 4 cusps. Pulmonary is called pulmonary because it leads to the pulmonary vein. Aortic opens into the aorta. Mitral looks like a miter ( The headdress of a bishop ). Hence it has 2 cusp. So it is between the left atrial and left ventricular. The Mnemonics does not serve the purpose of remembering the name of the valves at all. Imagine you auscultate a patient's chest and mumble " Toilet Paper My Ass&q...
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