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1. Churg Strauss - presentation and test

2. How does angiotensin II raise MAP

3. most common primary cardiac tumor in adults - ball - valve obstruction in left atrium

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

5. When and why is the S3 sound heard?

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

7. Which valve is most commonly involved in bacterial endocarditis?

8. How does aldosterone raise MAP

9. What are the different etiologies of dialted cardiomyopathy

10. wartiike - sterile vegetations occur on both sides of the valve - commonly causes mitral regurg. SLE causes it

11. congenital heart defect with marfan's

12. What do the starling forces determine

13. Fatal arrhythmia

14. What is the most common cause of right heart failure

15. friction rub - 3-5 days post MI

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

17. What does mitral prolapse predeispose to?

18. which heart valves are afected most in rheumatic heart diseease

19. What does an isoelectric ST segment indicate?

20. S3 - dilated heart on US - balloon appearance on CXR - eccentric hypertrophy

21. The aortic arch receptors transmit along which nerve?

22. SV CAP means?

23. tearing chest pain radiation to the back - associated with marfan

24. Left to right shunts are more common in babies or kids?

25. absecnce of tricuspid valve - hypoplastic RV

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

27. What does hypoxia cause in the lung versus other tissues?

28. Where are pacemaker cells?

29. serum marker for wegener's

30. What does the starling curve show?

31. machine murmer

32. Which bacteria can cause endocarditis from prosthetic valves?

33. Exercise - overtransfusiion and excitiment causes and increase in...?

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

35. prolonged PR interval

36. Which artery supplies the SA and AV nodes?

37. What is the progression of atherosclerosis?

38. What are common causes of mitral regurg?

39. congenital heart defect with 22q11

40. What are the systolic heart sounds

41. Which organ has ht highest blood flow per gram of tissue

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

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

44. in the JVP - What is the v wave?

45. Which class of drugs decrease the murmur heard in aortic regurg?

46. What 4 things drive myocardial 02 demand?

47. When do coronary arteries fill?

48. no change in PR interval followed by dropped beat

49. Which bacteria causes rheumatic heart disease

50. fibrous plaques and atheromas in intima of arteries