Table 3

Referral patterns dependent on presence or absence of heart murmur and V-scan pathology

Total
(n=167)
AS-specific murmur
(n=6)
Unspecific murmur
(n=24)
No murmur
(n=137)
Active decision not to treat, n (%)147 (88.0)2 (33.3)13 (54.2)132 (96.4)
 Normal/abnormal V-scan (n/n)(115/32)(1/1)(11/2)(103/29)
Referral, n (%)18 (10.8)4 (66.7)9 (37.5)5 (3.6)
 Normal/abnormal V-scan (n/n)(2/16)(0/4)(2/7)(0/5)
Review within practice, n (%)2 (1.2)0 (0)2 (8.3)0 (0.0)
 Normal/abnormal V-scan (n/n)(0/2)(0/2)
  • AS, aortic stenosis.