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1. What genetic conditions predispose a pt to mitral valve prolapse?

2. What drugs can cause dilated cardiomyopathy?

3. Episodic chest pain unrelated to exertion due to coronary vasospasm. ST- segment elevation. Relieved by NG or Ca channel blockers.

4. What causes an early - blowing diastolic murmur?

5. What is the cause of the red border around granulation tissue?

6. What type of shunt does a VSD cause?

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

8. What is the etiology of S viridans endocarditis?

9. What type of shunt does truncus arteriosus cause?

10. What type of vegetations are associated with Libman - Sacks endocarditis?

11. What causes microangiopathic hemolytic anemia in aortic stenosis?

12. What are the Jones criteria?

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

14. With what virus is PDA associated?

15. What is migratory polyarthritis?

16. What generally causes ischemic heart disease?

17. What typically causes hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?

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

19. What does rupture of the IV septum cause?

20. Foci of chronic inflammation - reactive histiocytes with slender - wavy nuclei - giant cells - and fibrinoid material.

21. What is the most common form of cardiomyopathy?

22. What are the major criteria of the Jones criteria?

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

24. What causes heart failure cells?

25. What is the 1day-1wk -1mo mneumonic for MI?

26. Unexpected death due to cardiac disease w/o sx or <1hr after sx arise?

27. Which coronary artery supplies the anterior wall and anterior septum?

28. Which coronary artery supplies the posterior wall of the LV and posterior septum?

29. Dense layer of elastic and fibrotic tissue in the endocardium.

30. Endomyocardial fibrosis w/eosinophilic infiltrate and eosinophilia.

31. What is the most common type of ASD? What %?

32. How does reperfusion injury occur?

33. What is the rate of congenital heart defects?

34. What congenital heart defect presents later in life with lower extremity cyanosis?

35. How does ischemia cause LHF?

36. What is the most common cause of infectious endocarditis?

37. Dilated cardiomyopathy is a late complication of what illness?

38. Where is the coarctation in infantile coarctation of the aorta?

39. How do you tx prinzmetal angina?

40. What are the tx for MI?

41. What type of vegetations does Strep viridans cause?

42. What causes unstable angina?

43. What does rupture of a papillary muscle cause?

44. How does stable angina present?

45. When is a post - MI pt at highest risk for an aneurysm? With what microscopic change is this complication associated?

46. How does Eisenmeger syndrome occur?

47. What is the rate of mitral valve prolapse in the US?

48. Which vasculitis can cause MI?

49. Large vegetations on tricuspid valve?

50. What causes the split S2 in ASD?