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1. What makes the MV prolapse murmur louder? Why?

2. What type of collagen is involved in fibrosis?

3. What is the most common cause of death during the acute phase of rheumatic fever?

4. When does the heart have dark discoloration post MI?

5. Systolic ejection click followed by crescendo - decrescendo murmur.

6. Early - blowing diastolic murmur - bounding pulse - pulsating nail bed - and head bobbing.

7. What congenital heart defect often is present with infantile coarctation of the aorta?

8. What causes unstable angina?

9. What is the most common cause of dilated cardiomyopathy? What are other causes?

10. What are the four defects in tetralogy of fallot?

11. What is an important complication of ASD?

12. What is an Anitschow cell?

13. What is the most common form of cardiomyopathy?

14. What maintains patency of the PDA?

15. What two things happen when a blocked vessel is opened after an MI?

16. How does Eisenmeger syndrome occur?

17. What is the tx for aortic stenosis?

18. What causes angina and syncope in aortic stenosis?

19. What complication occurs 1-3 days post MI?

20. What is migratory polyarthritis?

21. What is endocardial fibroelastosis? In what population is it found?

22. What artery is the 2nd most often occluded in an MI?

23. What % of MIs involve the LAD?

24. What type of shunt results in cyanosis at birth?

25. What is the most common tumor of the heart?

26. What vavular defect results from acute rheumatic fever?

27. Crushing chest pain lasting >20 minutes that radiates to left arm or jaw - diaphoresis - and dyspnea. Sx not relieved by NG.

28. When is an MI patent at highest risk for fibrionous pericarditis?

29. Return of O2 and inflammatory cells cause FR generation - further damaging myocytes.

30. Reperfusion of irreversibly damaged cells results in Ca influx - leading to hypercontraction of myofibrils.

31. What are the complications of mitral valve prolapse? Are they common?

32. What are Janeway lesions?

33. What is the major cause of MI?

34. What causes a mid - systolic click followed by a regurgitation murmur?

35. What effect does transposition of the great vessels have on the ventricles?

36. How does dilated cardiomyopathy cause LHF?

37. What effect does aortic stenosis have on the chambers of the heart?

38. What are the tx for MI?

39. How does O2 tx MI?

40. What is chronic rheumatic heart disease?

41. What coronary arterysupplies the lateral wall of the LV?

42. What does rupture of the LV free wall cause?

43. Tx for PDA?

44. Which congenital heart defect is associated with congenital rubella?

45. What is the most common cause of endocarditis in IV drug users?

46. Lower extremity cyanosis in infants? In adults?

47. Which angina(s) cause subendocardial ischemia? Transmural ischemia?

48. What is the tx for mitral valve prolapse?

49. What are the causes of restrictive cardiomyopathy in adults?

50. How does ischemia cause LHF?