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1. What is the leading cause of death in the US?

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

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

4. What % stenosis causes stable angina?

5. What are the clinical features of RHF?

6. Tender lesions on fingers or toes.

7. What does rupture of the IV septum cause?

8. What type of vegetations form in nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis?

9. Which angina is relieved by Ca channel blockers?

10. Turner syndrome is associated with which congenital heart defect?

11. What is the characteristic murmurr of mitral stenosis?

12. How does adult coarctation of the aorta present?

13. How does reperfusion injury occur?

14. With what developmental disorder is VSD associated?

15. What determines the extent of shunting and cyanosis in tetralogy of fallot?

16. What are the complications that occur months after an MI?

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

18. What is the gross and microscopic appearance of cardiac myxomas?

19. What is the characteristic murmur of aortic stenosis?

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

21. How does subendocardial MI/ischemia present on EKG?

22. What maintains patency of the PDA?

23. Small - sterile fibrin deposits randomly arranged on closure of valve leaflets in a pt w/metastatic colon cancer?

24. What is systolic dysfx?

25. How does fibrinolysis/angioplasty tx MI?

26. What are the cancers that most commonly metastasize to the heart?

27. Why would cardiac enzymes continue to increase after the initial MI?

28. What generally causes ischemic heart disease?

29. What gross and microscopic changes occur 1-3 weeks after an MI?

30. What iis the tx for aortic regurg?

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

32. What murmur ccan be heard in PDA?

33. What are the Jones criteria?

34. What is the murmur of mitral valve prolapse?

35. Lower extremity cyanosis later in life - holostystolic machine like murmur.

36. Is injury due angina reversible or irreversible?

37. Which vasculitis can cause MI?

38. What is the JOneS mneumonic?

39. What is the most common cause of RHF? What are others?

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

41. What type of shunt dose PDA cause?

42. What are the sx of PDA at birth?

43. What is Loeffler syndrome?

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

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

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

47. What causes endocarditis of prosthetic valves?

48. What are the tx for MI?

49. With what virus is PDA associated?

50. What drugs can cause dilated cardiomyopathy?