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1. What are the clinical features of LHF due to?

2. What causes mitral valve prolapse?

3. What are the complications of mitral stenosis?

4. What congenital heart defect is associated with fetal alcohol syndrome?

5. What is the most common congenital heart defect?

6. In which chamber of the heart are cardiac myxomas found?

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

8. What type of endocarditis is associated with SLE?

9. How do you tx prinzmetal angina?

10. Which artery is most often occluded in an MI?

11. What congenital heart defect does indomethacin tx?

12. What is the most common cause of mitral stenosis?

13. What is the most common form of cardiomyopathy?

14. What is the tx for mitral valve prolapse?

15. What are the clinical features of RHF?

16. What is the characteristic finding on CXR in tetralogy of fallot?

17. What effect does aortic regurg have on the pulse pressure? Why?

18. What does chronic ischemic heart disease progress to?

19. What vavular defect results from acute rheumatic fever?

20. What is a common complication of cardiac metastasis?

21. What is the characteristic murmurr of mitral stenosis?

22. What are the sx of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?

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

24. What causes notching of the ribs in adult coarctation of the aorta?

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

26. What type of vegetations does Strep viridans cause?

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

28. Which chambers of the heart are generally spared in an MI?

29. Ostium primum ASD is associated with what congenital disorder?

30. With what other congenital heart defect is tricuspid atresia associated? What type of shunt is present?

31. What is the definition of ischemia?

32. When do CK- MB levels rise - peak - and return to normal?

33. What disesase has Aschoff bodies?

34. What type of tumor is a rhabdomyoma?

35. What type of valvular vegetations does S aureus cause?

36. How does adult coarctation of the aorta present?

37. Which vasculitis can cause MI?

38. What is a water - hammer pulse?

39. What are the sx of pericardiits?

40. How does O2 tx MI?

41. Infects predamaged valves after transient bacteremia?

42. What complications occur within 4 hrs post MI?

43. Drug that vasodilates both arteries and veins but mostly veins. Used to decrease preload to heart.

44. What distinguishes stenosis caused by chronic rheumatic heart disease from wear and tear aortic stenosis?

45. How long after pharyngitis does acute rheumatic fever occur?

46. What are the sx of right - to - left shunt?

47. What type of shunt does ASD cause?

48. In which chamber of the heart are rhabdomyomas found?

49. What gross and microscopic changes occur months after an MI?

50. What are the HACEK organisms? With what condition are they associated?