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Cardiology

Subject : health-sciences
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1. Where does coronary artery occlusion occur most commonly?






2. Which lab value indicates blood viscosity?






3. What do patients die early from in rheumatic heart disease?






4. What does the starling curve show?






5. polypoid capillary hemangioma that can ulcerate and bleed






6. benign capillary skin papules in AIDS patients mistaken for kaposi sarcoma - caused by bartonella henselae






7. In the evolution of an MI - when the risk for free wall rupture - tamponade - papillary muscle rupture - or interventricular septal rupture the hightest? Why?






8. How does aldosterone raise MAP






9. What are the complications from bacterial endocarditis?






10. necrotizing granulomas in lung and upper airways - nectrotizing GN - small vessel vasculitis






11. Do you see elevaged ASO titers in rheumatic heart disease






12. What cardiac change occurs in pregnancy?






13. In the cardiac and vascular function curves - In what instance is the vascular curve shifted to the left?






14. What does TAPVR stand for






15. What are the different etiologies of dialted cardiomyopathy






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






17. Which artery supplies the SA and AV nodes?






18. Which enzymes are useful for diagnosing reinfarction






19. What are the diastolic heart sounds?






20. What causes the midsystolic click






21. When and why is the S3 sound heard?






22. What are anitschkow's cells






23. How do beta blockers decrease contractility?






24. smaller vegetations - congenitally abnormal or diseased valves - sequela of dental procedures. Insidious onset






25. What is associated with paradoxical spliting of S2






26. benign cap hemangioma of infancy - spont regresses






27. The cause of dyspnea on exertion?






28. What causes ankle - sacral edema - jugular venous distention






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






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






31. stroke volume x HR =?






32. How are the sarcomeres added in eccentric hypertrophy?






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






34. What happens in phase 2 of the cardiac ventricular action potential?






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






36. What is the S2 sound?






37. Central chemoreceptors do not respond directly to which parameter?






38. In an anterolateral infarct - which artery is effected and which leads show Q waves






39. which ethnic groups have higher association with HTN?






40. Why is contractility decreased in heart failure?






41. congenital heart defect with turner's






42. what happens to capillaries in lymphatic blockage






43. moncekberg






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






45. Hyperplastic onion skinning






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






47. In an inferior wall infarct - which artery is affected and which leads show Q waves






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






49. SV CAP means?






50. congenital heart defect with marfan's