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1. skin rash on buttocks and legs - arthralgia - intestinal hemorrhage - abdominal pain - melena. Follows URI - IgA immune complex - most common childhood systemic vasculitis

2. When during cardiac nodal cells depolarize?

3. Chronic mitral stenosis can lead to what changes in size of the LA

4. In what disease states is blood viscosity increased?

5. disease of elastic arteries and large and medium sized muscular arteries

6. What causes orthopnea?

7. What do the carotid and aortic bodies respond to?

8. EDV - ESV

9. decrease blood flow to the skin due to arteriolar vasospasm in cold temp - emotional stress - also in SLE and CREST

10. What are the four most common locations for atherosclerosis?

11. In an EKG - What is the p wave?

12. What other sign is often present with congenital long QT syndrome - why?

13. The carotid sinus transmits along which nerve?

14. Why is contractility decreased in heart failure?

15. Which bacteria causes rheumatic heart disease

16. Where is the most posterior portion of the heart and What can it cause?

17. When is the scar completely formed in an MI?

18. congenital heart defect with congenital rubella

19. In terms of starling forces - why does nephrotic syndrome or liver failure cause edems

20. What kind of infarct show ST depression

21. rate of 02 consumption/ arterial 02 - venous 02 ccontent=CO

22. pulmonary veins drain into right heart circulation (SVC - coronary sinus)

23. Wegener's presentation

24. What is the association with wide S2 splitting?

25. What causes the cushing reflex and why

26. Restrictive cardiomyopathy causes

27. what happens to capillaries in lymphatic blockage

28. L to R shunt becomes R to L due to increase pulm pressures from original congenital heart defect

29. What is the effect on the slope of phase 4 in pacemaker cells by catecholamines and

30. What is the gold standard for dx of MI in the first 6 hours

31. What is the formula for EF?

32. What happens in phase 0 of the cardiac ventricular action potential?

33. What does the LAD supply?

34. Do dihydropyridine or non - dihyrdropyridine Ca channel blockers decrease contractility

35. What does FEVERSS stand for in rheumatic heart disease

36. In an anterior wall infarct - which artery is effected and which leads show Q waves

37. Which lab value indicates blood viscosity?

38. Unilateral headache - jaw claudication - impaired vision

39. Equilibration of diastolic pressures in all 4 chambers - decreased CO from compression of heart by fluid in pericardium

40. What is the cushing triad?

41. In the cardiac cycle - which period has the highest 02 consumption?

42. How do beta blockers decrease contractility?

43. What is the characteristic pulse in aortic stenosis?

44. What is the effect on the slope of phase 4 in pacemaker cells by Ach or adenosine?

45. What is associated with paradoxical spliting of S2

46. Which kind of infarct show ST elevation - and/or pathologic Q waves

47. What does the atria release in response to inc blood volume and atrial pressure

48. pulseless disease - granulomatous thickening of the aortic arch and/or proximal great vessels - elev ESR - asian females > 40

49. When does EF decrease

50. what conditions are associated with pulsus paradoxus